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Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://cgit.kde.org/yakuake.git/

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Description:

Yakuake is a drop-down terminal emulator made by KDE.

--- What's new ---

3.0.5:
Yakuake v3.0.5 is a maintenance release improving Wayland and D-Bus support.

v3.0.5 download: http://download.kde.org/stable/yakuake/3.0.5/src/

Full changelog at: https://cgit.kde.org/yakuake.git/tree/ChangeLog


--- Essential links ---

Yakuake's website: http://yakuake.kde.org/
Report bugs and wishes at: https://bugs.kde.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=yakuake
Older releases: http://developer.berlios.de/project/showfiles.php?group_id=7376
Last changelog:

Changes in 3.0.5: 1 year ago

* Improved Wayland support.
* Yakuake's window title now always matches what's shown in its title bar.
* Fixed button icons in the 'Appearance' settings page.
* Yakuake now installs a D-Bus service file. This allows calling its D-Bus methods even when Yakuake is not running yet- it will then be started implicitly.
* Fixed a crash due to a missing bounds check in the 'sessionAtTab' D-Bus method.
* Fixed a type marshalling issue with the 'addSession' D-Bus method that caused a noisy warning when using it via qdbus.
* Yakuake now depends on KDE Frameworks 5.29 or higher.

diego77

9 years ago

Hi, Yakuake is really useful for me.

I'd like to report a bug:
I'm able to create a profile, and the profile is correctly persisted after quiting yakuake and then restarting.
But when I choose some profile as "Default" and quit yakuake (with the "x" button on the bottom-right part of the window), after restarting, the profile is always the yakuake's default.
It also happens that if I choose in the "Manage Profiles" window that certain profiles be showed in the "Profile Menu" (context-menu: Change Profile), when I restart yakuake, it doesn't remember my choices.
I guess is all the same bug.

Best Regards and thans a lot for this great piece of software!

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diego77

9 years ago

Sorry, I've forgotten to give more info:
I'm using Kubuntu 9.10, with:
yakuake --version
Qt: 4.5.2
KDE: 4.3.2 (KDE 4.3.2)
Yakuake: 2.9.6

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Sho

9 years ago

Please note that the entire profile management, including all related dialogs, is actually done by Konsole's KPart component, which Yakuake only embeds. It would be best to file a bug report against Konsole (and just as with Yakuake, that's best done on http://bugs.kde.org/).

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diego77

9 years ago

Thanks for clarifying that!
I'll be reporting the bug on http://bugs.kde.org/

Best Regards,
Diego.

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diego77

9 years ago

I've manged to solve one of the problems:
editing ~/.kde/share/config/konsolerc I changed the DefaultProfile.

I post this solution here because I hope that it may be helpful for somebody.

Best Regards,
Diego.

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CaptMiddy

9 years ago

Actually there is a file yakuakerc, and if you change the default profile there it works. I think this may be an issue with Yakuake rather than the konsole part as the konsolerc should only impact konsole. Yakuake is not saving the new default profile as requested.

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Sho

9 years ago

Yakuake has nothing to do with profile management. The terminal area, its context menu as well as the dialogs to manage profiles and edit a profile are all provided by the Konsole KPart component, and it's the KPart's job to put whatever it needs into yakuakerc.

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Decibels

9 years ago

Someone else and I are having this issue also with yakuake and kde4.3.

My Open After Start box isn't checked and I have even added to yakuakerc the option OpenAfterStart=false. Still does it everytime I start up kde.

There isn't any other actions or unfinished jobs that should make it happen. Just opens after start with the normal cursor. Annoying.

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Sho

9 years ago

Yakuake opens its window when it is run again while it is already running. Most
likely you see the window opening because Yakuake is started twice after login
on your system: Once by KDE's Session Manager, which restarts all apps that
were running at logout by default (see System Settings -> Advanced -> Session
Manager), and once by your Autostart entry.

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Decibels

9 years ago

You are my favorite person of the month! I have had a script in Autostart for so long didn't know didn't need it any longer. Removed it and liquid weather from Autostart and worked like a charm and both still started fine.
Thank you, Thank you!

This is one of my most used Apps. Love Yakuake!

Another thing Gentoo Users might want working again in KDE4.3 is showing your emerges in the Tab. Not coming on by default, so in Edit Profile: Tabs tab, set the 'Tab title format:' to 'Window Title Set By Shell'. Then it will display your emerges like before.

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Sho

9 years ago

Happy to help :).

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cosmicd

9 years ago

Hi guys. I'm having problem installing yakuake. I follow these steps:

tar -xjf yakuake-2.9.6.tar.bz2
cd yakuake-2.9.6/
mkdir build
cd build/
cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=</usr/bin> ../
make
sudo make install


but when I execute the cmake command I get this message - "bash: ../: Is a directory
". I'm not much familiar with the syntax of the commands, but I suppose it's something stupid. :((

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cosmicd

9 years ago

Hi guys. I'm having problem installing yakuake. I follow these steps:

tar -xjf yakuake-2.9.6.tar.bz2
cd yakuake-2.9.6/
mkdir build
cd build/
cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=</usr/bin> ../
make
sudo make install


but when I execute the cmake command I get this message - "bash: ../: Is a directory
". I'm not much familiar with the syntax of the commands, but I suppose it's something stupid. :((

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cosmicd

9 years ago

Hi guys. I'm having problem installing yakuake. I follow these steps:

tar -xjf yakuake-2.9.6.tar.bz2
cd yakuake-2.9.6/
mkdir build
cd build/
cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=</usr/bin> ../
make
sudo make install


but when I execute the cmake command I get this message - "bash: ../: Is a directory
". I'm not much familiar with the syntax of the commands, but I suppose it's something stupid. :((

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cosmicd

9 years ago

Hi guys. I'm having problem installing yakuake. I follow these steps:

tar -xjf yakuake-2.9.6.tar.bz2
cd yakuake-2.9.6/
mkdir build
cd build/
cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=</usr/bin> ../
make
sudo make install


but when I execute the cmake command I get this message - "bash: ../: Is a directory
". I'm not much familiar with the syntax of the commands, but I suppose it's something stupid. :((

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Sho

9 years ago

The problem would be the '<' and '>' around '/usr/bin'. Also, chances are you actually want to use '/usr' there (the executable will be put into '<prefix>/bin' anyway).

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incredion

9 years ago

yakuake is really the best console by far for me! thank you very much that you share your excellent program with us!

I had only one small improvement: yakuake would be even greater if it would start completely quiet and hidden in the background.

I start yakuake with the system. but every time I log on, I first have to click yakuake to hide. This is a litte annoyance that could be taken away if yakuake would already start hidden.

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Sho

9 years ago

Aside from what Jucato mentions, it's also possible that you've somehow set up things in a way that causes Yakuake to be run twice at startup, e.g. once due to session management (restarting apps that were running at logout) and once due to autostart. Yakuake's window opens when it is run again while it is already running.

Beyond those two scenarios, Yakuake actually does start hidden by default (i.e. the option Jucato mentions is disabled by default).

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jucato

9 years ago

There is already an option in Configure Yakuake -> Behavior -> Open window after program start. Make shure that's unchecked.

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GreatBunzinni

10 years ago

I have to say kudos for such a great app. The command line wouldn't be the same if it wasn't for yakuake. Truly great stuff.

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Sho

10 years ago

Thanks! :)

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quarkup

10 years ago

hi!

i usually open about 4 new buffers with yakuake every time after yakuake is started up.

usually the apps are:
- htop
- ncmpcpp
- ssh
- bash

Is it possible to create a ~/.yakuake.conf file to set up yakuake on its startup.


thank you for yakuake.

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Sho

10 years ago

You can use Yakuake's D-Bus interface (or DCOP interface if you're using an old KDE 3 version) to script it, so you can write a script that starts Yakuake and then adds those tabs, yep.

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karl99

10 years ago

Hi, I just downloaded the source for 2.9.6, and I can't for the life of me find any build instructions, and there's no configure script or makefile anywhere to be found.

karl@ant:/tmp/build/n$ md5sum yakuake-2.9.6.tar.bz2
d5cbb912596fd1b3a92fdb04fe46cee0 yakuake-2.9.6.tar.bz2
karl@ant:/tmp/build/n$ tar -xjf yakuake-2.9.6.tar.bz2
karl@ant:/tmp/build/n$ ls yakuake-2.9.6
AUTHORS COPYING ChangeLog Messages.sh README app/ skins/
CMakeLists.txt COPYING.DOC KDE4FAQ NEWS TODO po/
karl@ant:/tmp/build/n$ find -name "configure"
karl@ant:/tmp/build/n$ find -name "Makefile"

How exactly does one build this? Would it not be a good idea to include some instructions in the source file, either as part of the README.txt, or perhaps something named "INSTALL"?

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Sho

10 years ago

Same as any other KDE 4 app:

tar -xjf yakuake-2.9.6.tar.bz2
cd yakuake-2.9.6/
mkdir build
cd build/
cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=<where you want to install> ../
make
sudo make install

I'll think about adding an INSTALL.

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Changes in 3.0.5: 1 year ago

* Improved Wayland support.
* Yakuake's window title now always matches what's shown in its title bar.
* Fixed button icons in the 'Appearance' settings page.
* Yakuake now installs a D-Bus service file. This allows calling its D-Bus methods even when Yakuake is not running yet- it will then be started implicitly.
* Fixed a crash due to a missing bounds check in the 'sessionAtTab' D-Bus method.
* Fixed a type marshalling issue with the 'addSession' D-Bus method that caused a noisy warning when using it via qdbus.
* Yakuake now depends on KDE Frameworks 5.29 or higher.

Changes in 3.0.4: 2 years ago

* Fixed build on Qt 5.7.

Changes in 3.0.3: 2 years ago

* Fixed Yakuake sometimes showing up in the Task Manager.
* Much improved Wayland support on Plasma 5.
* Added a security warning when using the runCommand DBus API (as recently added to KDE Konsole as well).
* Switched to a different API for getting the user home path to avoid blocking on network logins.
* The bell notification event now uses the correct Plasma 5 sound file name instead of an old KDE 4 one that may not be present.
* Fixed standard CLI arguments like --help and --version.
* Code cleanups, e.g. porting away from deprecated API.
* Updated AppStream metadata.

3 years ago

Changes in 3.0.2:
* Added back a description file implementing the freedesktop.org AppData specification.

Changes in 3.0.1:
* Fixed installation and integratin of hicolor application icon.

Changes in 3.0:
* Yakuake was ported to KDE Frameworks 5 and Qt 5.
* A new default skin follows the Plasma 5 Breeze design.
* Terminal focus is now preserved more reliably when closing and reopening Yakuake.
* Config changes made via the title bar menu are now synced to disk immediately, and thus preserved if Yakuake is killed instead of quit gracefully.
* The option to auto-update tab titles with the title bar contents no longer interferes with manually setting a tab title. To return to auto-updating just clear the title.
* Performance improvements in the compositor-unassisted animation code path.
* Fixed bug causing incorrect window height calculation in multi-monitor systems.

Changes in older releases: https://projects.kde.org/projects/extragear/utils/yakuake/repository/revisions/master/entry/ChangeLog

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+A really great application. It even sort of integrated the older quadkonsole e. g. by being able to split screens, which is really great. I use quadkonsole as my "background rescue terminal" sort of; in the foreground I usually run default konsole or mate-terminal. With F12 I fetch yakuake. Perfect! There is only one improvement I'd like to suggest and this would be the ability to easily customize things such as font size, terminal size, row/width from within yakukae itself rather than through a KDE konsole option-widget. We currently can customize a lot of things already via right-click, but I'd like some additional dialogue widget. On a side note, will yakuake become officially integrated into KDE Apps? Because I think it should. Perhaps under the KDE Konsole umbrella since the two have a lot of related functionality - and probably share or re-use a lot of code.
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