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A terminal is just a keyboard and a screen that are connected to the computer through the network, over a modem, or directly. Your keyboard and monitor form a terminal that is directly attached to the computer: This special terminal is often called the console. #language en
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In some sense:
 *A terminal is a '''text''' terminal display
 *And a '''X''' is '''graphical''' (or ["GUI"]) terminal display (["XFree86"])
 *[http://packages.debian.org/unstable/gnome/gnome-terminal.html Gnome terminal, a terminal for Gnome environment ].
 * http://linux.org.mt/article/terminal .
'''Terminal''' (also called the console) has different meanings:
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 See ["Bash"].  * A computer terminal is just a keyboard and a screen that are connected to the computer through the network, over a modem, or directly. Your keyboard and monitor form a terminal that is directly attached to the computer.

 * More often, in Linux a terminal is a CommandLine interface or a software that displays an interactive [[Shell]] (e.g. [[Bash]]) in a graphical environment ([[XWindowSystem|X Window]]):
   * [[DebianPkg:xterm]] a terminal for the X Window System
   * [[DebianPkg:gnome-terminal]] a terminal for GNOME desktop environment
   * [[DebianPkg:konsole]] a terminal for KDE
   * [[DebianPkg:xfce4-terminal]] a terminal for Xfce
   * [[DebianPkg:eterm]] a terminal for Enlightenment

== See also ==

 * [[Bash]]
 * [[CommandLineInterface]]

Translation(s): English - Español - Français - Italiano - Русский

Terminal (also called the console) has different meanings:

  • A computer terminal is just a keyboard and a screen that are connected to the computer through the network, over a modem, or directly. Your keyboard and monitor form a terminal that is directly attached to the computer.
  • More often, in Linux a terminal is a CommandLine interface or a software that displays an interactive Shell (e.g. Bash) in a graphical environment (X Window):

See also