1.3.Accessing the Linux CLI through a GUI's terminal window

When you're using a GUI (in our case, a desktop environment), you can access the CLI through a terminal window, or terminal.

The procedure for bringing up a terminal varies depending on which desktop environment you are using.[10]

[10] Desktop environments, including GNOME and KDE, are discussed in Section1.2, “Graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for Linux”.

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