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Old Jul 27, 2008, 01:02 PM   #1
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Command Prompt on Mac?

Does Macbook carried a Command Prompt like a normal PC?
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 01:04 PM   #2
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 01:04 PM   #3
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Does Macbook carried a Command Prompt like a normal PC?
Normal PC??

You can use the Terminal for Unix commands

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OSX runs on UNIX, the command line interface is Terminal
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like a normal PC?
Nope. Macs do it with pizzazz!
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 01:51 PM   #6
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...like a normal PC?
The Mac is a normal PC , just not the most common type.
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The Mac is a normal PC , just not the most common type.
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 07:44 PM   #8
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I love screenshots. Here is the terminal which is UNIX for Command Prompt. As an interesting tidbit. Theres a tradition associated with Unix or Unix-like systems have a X in them. Which is why linux is linux and why Mac OS X(Based on a variant of BSD Unix) has a X at the end but is pronounced Mac OS Ten.
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Old Jul 30, 2008, 11:51 AM   #9
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find it quickly in spotlight - enter Terminal and click on the first item in the search results.
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Old Dec 24, 2009, 02:04 AM   #10
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Well... I think we are forgetting...

cmd.exe is MS-DOS and Terminal.app is Unix, so...
it won't do you any good unless you know how to operate a Unix command line. Period. End of discussion. Over. Done. FIN. GO AWAY ALREADY!
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Old Dec 24, 2009, 04:30 AM   #11
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Theres a tradition associated with Unix or Unix-like systems have a X in them. Which is why linux is linux and why Mac OS X(Based on a variant of BSD Unix) has a X at the end but is pronounced Mac OS Ten.
What? that is not generally true at all.....
FreeBSD- A unix operating system, no X (Unless you want to call it Free BSD Unix)
OSX is called OSX because it is the 10th version of the operating system, the X is a roman numeral for 10.

Linux... This is arguable. There are a few different meaning to the name linux.
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