Using the UNIX Terminal
Ok, even if youre no UNIX guru, you might still want to tinker with Terminal. Terminal can be your best friend if you are familiar with Command Line, or want to tinker with the Behind the Scenes stuff that Mac OS X will not let you see. There are a few ways to get to a command line in Mac OS X; the first is by far the easiest and most popular.
Terminal found at /Applications/Utilities/Terminal. Very easy to work with and customizable
Go straight to Darwin at the login screen, instead of typing in a username, type in >console
A UNIX prompt (usually just used for repair) when rebooting, hold down Command+S
And if youre going to go there, then you need to know some UNIX commands, written for tsch, or t-shell which is Mac OS X. Here are 9 of the most basic commands.
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