How to Install Cool-Retro-Term in Linux Mint 17 Qiana

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Published on October 11, 2014 by lsteam

This video describes how to install cool-retro-term in Linux Mint 17. cool-retro-term is a terminal emulator which mimics the look and feel of the old cathode tube screens. It has been designed to be eye-candy, customizable, and reasonably lightweight.

Install cool-retro-term in  Linux Mint 17 with the following commands:

Install dependencies

sudo apt-get install build-essential qmlscene qt5-qmake qt5-default qtdeclarative5-dev qtdeclarative5-controls-plugin qtdeclarative5-qtquick2-plugin libqt5qml-graphicaleffects qtdeclarative5-dialogs-plugin qtdeclarative5-localstorage-plugin qtdeclarative5-window-plugin

Download cool-retro-term from GitHub

sudo apt-get install git
git clone https://github.com/Swordfish90/cool-retro-term.git

Build cool-retro-term

cd cool-retro-term

Compile cool-retro-term

qmake && make

Run cool-retro-term

./cool-retro-term
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