The Linux command line is a text interface to your computer. It allows the user to execute the command by typing at the terminal. The command line typically presents you with a prompt.
To sum up, you enter a command, then command line answers you.

Open the Terminal

You can open your terminal with keyboard shortcut or from your desktop.

  1. Click this icon to open the terminal.
  2. It is the terminal interface
  3. It is the user name (pi)
  4. It is the machine name (raspberrypi)

We’ll work at this terminal during our course and it will be your best friends. Woov! You are ready to speak with your computer.