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Part IV: Under Mac OS X's Hood > Using the Terminal

Chapter 18. Using the Terminal

The Terminal application (/Applications/Utilities) is your gateway between the candy-coated Aqua graphical interface and the no-nonsense command-line interface that Darwin uses. This book (as well as a lot of Apple documentation) tends to use the terms command line and Terminal interchangeably because, with Mac OS X, to get to the former you must go through the latter.


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