Unix for Mac OS X: Using the Terminal Application


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The terminal application

As I explained in the last movie, the way that we'll interact with Unix is going to be from the command line and the way that we'll do that on a Mac is going to be using the Terminal application. It's going to provide a command line access to Unix and it comes preinstalled with Mac OS X. So if you have Mac OS X, you have this application. It's going to be located inside your Applications folder, inside the folder called Utilities, and there you'll see the program Terminal. A very useful shortcut is that if you're in the Finder you can type Shift+Command+U and it will open the Utilities folder directly and there you'll see it.

Just try that together and we can launch Terminal and see how it works. So here I am. You can see that I am inside my Finder. I'll hold down Shift+Command+U and it will open up my Utilities folder and right down here you'll see that I have Terminal. Now I could just double-click it to launch it, but because we're going to be u...

The terminal application
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The terminal application provides you with in-depth training on IT. Taught by Kevin Skoglund as part of the Unix for Mac OS X Users

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