Submodule 2.1: Popular tools
- Node.js - NPM
In simple words,
Terminal is a software which takes the command from your keyboard and passes it to the Operating System of your computer. It's also called
Command Line Interface - CLI or Windows PowerShell.
In the following image, you can see the ways you can enable
Terminal, either from the Menu orfrom the Taskbar of your computer.
After enabling the
Terminal a new window appears on your screen.
The basic commands of Terminal
helpand press Enter to see a lot of things you could do!
clearand press Enter to start again!
pwdand press Enter to see the name of the working directory. [/home/ellak]
lsand press Enter to list all files and directories in the working directory.
- Suppose that we want to move to the Desktop directory. Write
cd Deand press the
Alttab. You will see that the Terminal auto-completes the expression. Press Enter to move into the Desktop directory.
- Write again
draga folder from the Desktop and
dropit into the Terminal to see what will happen after pressing Enter. [This command will open the folder!]
cd..and press Enter to move upwards in the hierarchy of the directories.
exitand press Enter to close the Terminal window.
If you want to learn more about these commands click here.