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how to open terminal window on mac

 
narasimharao konjeti
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I am a novice of MAC OS. Please help me with "how to open a terminal window in MAC".
A quick response is very much helpful to me
thank you in advance
narsimha rao konjeti
 
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Navigate to /Applications/Utilities and doible-click on Terminal.
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I *was* going to say to type "/usr/bin/open Terminal" in Terminal, but then I realized that wouldn't help.
 
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My MAC system does not have the Termnal window software, and I am unable to open the termnal window from my mac window system.
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nr konjeti, which operating system is your mac system?
The Terminal comes with OS X in the folder Bear named above. If you're running OS 9 then you'd have to upgrade to OS X before looking for Terminal.
 
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My Operatig System is Mac OX 10.2.
please reply immediately
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Hi narasimharao, please avoid phrases like "please reply immediately". It just ticks people off and won't get you an answer any sooner.
If you are running Jaguar (OS X 10.2) then the Terminal app will be in the /Applications/Utilities folder as previously posted. If it is not there, then it has been deleted. In this case, you'll either need to obtain a copy from another Mac system, or repair your OS X installation.
hth,
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narasimharao konjeti
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ho, i think i might be deleted, any way i will find out that. thank u for your prompt answer.
thanking you bear
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Originally posted by Bear Bibeault:

If you are running Jaguar (OS X 10.2) then the Terminal app will be in the /Applications/Utilities folder as previously posted. If it is not there, then it has been deleted.
 
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Are you running your Mac at home, or in an office? Was it configured by your IT department? It's not unusual for an IT department to create a "Master" image of a particular configuration of the OS and apply it to all workstations. It is highly likely they would also strip out any apps that would be a potential security issue, like the Terminal app.
 
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An alternative to the OS X Terminal.app is the better replacement terminal iTerm - http://www.iterm2.com/

BUT - I don't know if it will work with OS X 10.2
 
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press command + space bar and write "TERMINAL"
 
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It's worth pointing out that most of this discussion happened 2 years before Spotlight was released in 2005, which is what Cmd+Space is. I'd also like to hope that the OP has figured it out by now.
 
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