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While not an issue if using KDE, when trying to use this terminal in other desktop environments or window managers, there will be a large amount of dependencies tied to the app. This makes for a large install size. For those trying to keep their desktop lean, this may be an issue. See More
UPDATE: It will probably be ported soon (I think they might do it by Plasma 5.6). Yakuake still has not been ported to KFrameworks and as such pulls KDE4 runtime dependencies with it. This might become a problem when KDE4 is dropped from Linux distributions (e. g. Arch Linux). See More
After (re)booting the system, Guake does not boot automatically. You need to open the application and then press the key to make it drop down which is a bit annoying when you want to get started quickly and don't want to press two different keys just to open the terminal. See More
Unless this option is disabled (it's enabled by default), Terminator will only run the first instance as a process, when it's run again, the DBus server will simply open a new window using the old process. This helps a lot with reducing resource usage. See More
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