kitty Terminal Emulator One of my favourite terminal emulators on Linux has always been “Alacritty”. It’s lightweight and fast. Recently however, I’ve found myself using the “kitty” terminal a lot more. Here is a run-down of some features that I like about it. GPU Rendering The kitty terminal feels just as fast as “Alacritty” as it uses GPU offloading for rendering its windows. This means that any graphically intensive output in the terminal or actions like scrolling through terminal history will feel really smooth.