Tabby - The terminal that you will love using

Endrit Qerreti

Endrit Qerreti

Tabby is an open source and cross platform terminal, which you can run on any operating system.

Tabby allows you to do a lot more than you could do on a normal terminal.

With tabby you can connect to your SSH servers, as Tabby has a SSH client, which means you can use Tabby to login on your servers easily.

Tabby also allows you to open multiple tabs on your terminal, so you can work on multiple tasks at the same time.

It's also worth mentioning that Tabby is fully customizable, and you can customize Tabby to fit your preferences.

Apart from SSH client, Tabby supports also Telnet connections.

Tabby is also extensible, which means you can install additional plugins on it, to boost your productivity.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Tabby terminal on Ubuntu.

Install Tabby on Ubuntu

Step 1 - Setup Tabby Repository

Tabby terminal it's not available on Ubuntu repositories, so to be able to install Tabby on your Ubuntu machine, first you need to add Tabby terminal on your system.

To add Tabby repository, Tabby provides a script that will setup its repository on your machine.

To do this, simply run the command below

curl -s https://packagecloud.io/install/repositories/eugeny/tabby/script.deb.sh | sudo bash

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The command above will download the setup script that will automatically setup Tabby repository on your system. Sudo permission is also required in order to run this script, so once you run it you will need to enter sudo password.

Step 2 - Install Tabby

Now that Tabby repository has been fully set up on your machine, run the following command to install Tabby

sudo apt-get install tabby-terminal=1.0.201

The command above will install Tabby version 1.0.201

Step 3 - Launch Tabby

Now Tabby should be installed on your machine, and you can start using it. Tabby can be easily launched from the Applications menu on your system.

Look for "Tabby" on the applications menu, and click it to launch it.

And Tabby will start

Uninstall Tabby on Ubuntu

To uninstall Tabby from your system, run the command below

sudo apt remove tabby-terminal --purge

Conclusion

In this tutorial, you learned what Tabby terminal is, and how you can install it on Ubuntu.