General Terminal info

Discussion in 'macOS' started by kakkoiimac, Dec 17, 2006.

  1. kakkoiimac macrumors regular

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    I dont know ANYTHING about terminal...is there a place where i could learn the basics of how it works...I would at least like to know a little about how it works...I am old enough to remember/have used DOS...is it kinda the same? Thanks for any help...:)
     
  2. adiosk8 macrumors regular

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    you can google anything about *nix shells, but yeah since OS X is built off of unix/BSD its all the same commands, "ls" to list the directory, "cd" to change directory, "rm" to remove files and so on...it can be very powerful
     
  3. kakkoiimac thread starter macrumors regular

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    i was looking for a MR guide...i couldnt find one...anyway...maybe some tips on what *normal* people use it for...anyhelp would be great
     
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