Create New User That's Just Command Line / Terminal

Discussion in 'macOS Sierra (10.12)' started by dissdnt, Dec 6, 2016.

  1. dissdnt macrumors 65816


    Aug 3, 2007
    Hi all,

    I know this may sound weird but I was trying to see if there's a way to either boot directly into command line or create a user that will automatically put me in command line and not allow me to pop out into the graphical interface.

    I'm trying to setup an environment where I'm stuck in the command line basically to try and force myself to learn.

    Appreciate any help or suggestions. Thanks!
  2. Weaselboy Moderator


    Staff Member

    Jan 23, 2005
  3. chrfr macrumors 604

    Jul 11, 2009
    It used to be possible to enter ">console" as the username in OS X, then you'd get a purely command line interface to log in, but it doesn't seem to work in Sierra 10.12.1.

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