Basic Introduction to
the Command Line
Tech 101 Workshop
CDMD Fall 2013
Why Should I Care?
Give your computer(*) direct commands
Be in control
Children use pictures to control their
computers, grown ups learn to read and
use words. (this is a joke.)
(*) Also remote computers, VMs, & ser vers.
What is the Command
A place to enter direct commands.
Shell & Terminal Emulators
In OSX it is accessed through Terminal
Part Two: Tutorial
Go through a self paced tutorial to try new stuff.
Pick a Tutorial
Tutorial on Manipulating your Mac’s Appearance
More Advanced Linux Tutorial
Very Basic Tutorial Repeating First Lessons