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Terminal Reference


Below you will find a collection of tutorials on the basics of using the terminal.

Before You Start

These tutorials assume no prior knowledge of the subject.


You can download exercises to go along with these tutorials on our Terminal exercises GitHub repository. You don’t have to know how to use GitHub to use them. Just click the green Code button in the corner and click the Download ZIP option. Then unzip the folder and open it in your text editor.

Terminal Introduction

Terminal Basic Commands

Terminal Tips

Terminal Advanced Commands

Next Steps

After taking this course, you can take our Git course.