Introducing the Terminal
00:00 This is a lesson to give you an introduction to some terms that are helpful to know when you are talking about the terminal. Of course, I didn’t want to miss out the chance of calling these terms terminal terms.
00:34 These terminal applications are called terminal emulators. As the name suggests, they are emulating the computer terminal. However, nowadays when people talk about the terminal, they usually don’t talk about the old-school computer terminal, but terminal emulators.
00:58 There are two other terms that you might hear now and then in combination with the terminal: command-line interface and shell. Command-line interfaces allow you to interact with an application or program through the terminal. You execute commands and see their output.
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