Tilix is an advanced GTK3 tiling terminal emulator that follows the Gnome Human Interface Guidelines.

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Getting Tilix

The best way to get Tilix is from packages maintained for your specific Linux distribution. The following distributions have packages available.

  • An ABBS Manifest is available for AOSC OS.

  • Tilix is available in Arch Linux via the Arch User Repository (AUR) as the AUR Tilix Package.

  • Tilix is available for Cent OS as an EPEL Package via COPR.

  • An official Debian package of Terminix is available: Package, 32bit version available.

  • For Fedora, Terminix is available in a COPR Repository.

  • Terminix packages for OpenSUSE can be found by performing a Package Search.

  • Terminix is available as Part of Tanglu 4.

  • PPA

    Tilix is available for Ubuntu thanks to the WebUpd8 team and their PPA: WebUpd8

  • For 64-bit distros where a package is not available, Tilix can be installed manually from the Tilix Github releases section by downloading tilix.zip and following these instructions:

    sudo unzip tilix.zip -d /
    sudo glib-compile-schemas /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/


Tilix welcomes contributions and encourages participation from the community, for developers please visit the Tilix Github Development site to contribute. For translators, Tilix is localized using Weblate, please visit the Weblate hosted Tilix translations site in order to assist with translations, please do not submit direct pull requests to the repository for translations.

If you are having issues with Tilix, feel free to open issues in the Tilix Github Issues page as necessary. Developers and users can also be found on IRC on the freenode network in the #terminix room.