Terra is a drop-down terminal emulator based on GTK+3.0. It has a tranparent background and supports multiple terminals with splitting screen horizontally or vertically.
It’s a good alternative to Yakuake terminal. Here are the screenshots:
Install Terra in Ubuntu & its derivatives
For Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, Linux Mint and Elementary OS. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below commands one by one to install it:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ozcanesen/terra-terminal sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install terra
Download and install the DEB from this page if you don’t want to add the ppa.