Guake is a drop-down terminal inspired from video games (like Quake) for Linux GNOME environment, the main feature it’s that a hotkey brings up the terminal window wherever you are on the desktop, it’s a fast way to access your terminal. We will setup this feature on Microsoft Windows with AutoHotkey, Putty and putty-quake-terminal autohotkey script.
1. Download and install AutoHotKey 2. Download Putty (putty.exe) and copy to C:\Windows 3. Download putty-quake-terminal and unzip 4. (Optional) Edit putty-quake-console.ini and modify settings 5. Launch putty-quake-console.ahk, login with Putty and press the hotkey (default F12) to toggle.