There are more than one way how to open the terminal on Ubuntu Bionic Beaver 18.04 Linux. This short article will list the most common. This article assumes that you are using the default GNOME desktop manager.

Shortcut

The simples way to open a terminal window on Ubuntu Bionic Beaver 18.04 Linux is to use the shortcut CTRL+ALT+T

Activities

Click on Activities located on the left top corner. Using search type terminal. Once the terminal icon appears simply left-click on it to open terminal on Ubuntu.

Terminal on Ubuntu Bionic Beaver 18.04 Linux - activities
Search for keyword term and then click to open new terminal session.


Right-Click

Another easy way how to open Terminal on Ubuntu Bionic Beaver 18.04 Linux is to right mouse click on the desktop and choose Open Terminal from the menu.

Terminal on Ubuntu Bionic Beaver 18.04 Linux - right click desktop
Right Clink on the desktop and select Open Terminal.

Terminal Command

Terminal on Ubuntu Bionic Beaver 18.04 Linux - run command
Using the ALT+F2 shortcut open a dialog window which allow you to run commands. Enter the gnome-terminal command and hit ENTER.