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Command Line

Finding and Using the Command Line

Finding the command line is a little different for each operating system. The first step is to find the program that will allow you to access your computer's command line.


You can find the Terminal application through Spotlight (click the magnifying glass in the top right of the screen and start typing "Terminal"), or navigate to /Applications/Utilities/Terminal in Finder.


Launch Git Bash via the shortcut on your Desktop, or locate Git Bash in All Programs under Git. A new (mostly black) window will open.

Tip: Hit the Insert key to paste text into Git Bash. You will not be able to copy and paste text into Git Bash when you are interacting with the virtual machine.


Why do I need this?

You'll be using the command line throughout the workshop to build your web app.

Once you have the Terminal open, wait for the Command Line presentation and then proceed to set up your virtual machine.