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 * More often, in Linux a terminal is a [[Shell]], a CommandLine interface or [[Bash]] terminal display, or a terminal in a graphical environment ([[XWindowSystem|X Window]]):  * More often, in Linux a terminal is a CommandLine interface or an interactive [[Shell]] (e.g. [[Bash]]) in a graphical environment ([[XWindowSystem|X Window]]):

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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 an interactive Shell (e.g. Bash) in a graphical environment (X Window):

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