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 * More often, in Linux a terminal is a CommandLine interface or ["Bash"] (a '''text''' terminal , as opposed to a '''graphical''' (or ["GUI"]) terminal display (["XFree86"]).  * More often, in Linux a terminal is a ["shell"] CommandLine interface or ["Bash"] (a '''text''' terminal , as opposed to a '''graphical''' (or ["GUI"]) terminal display (["XFree86"]).

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 ["shell"] CommandLine interface or ["Bash"] (a text terminal , as opposed to a graphical (or ["GUI"]) terminal display (["XFree86"]).

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