Mac Os Terminal Launch App

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Aug 22, 2011  1) Boot from a Recovery Disk and Launch Terminal. First things first, regardless of which boot device you use, you have to open the Terminal. Boot from Recovery HD or the external Recovery Drive by holding Option at startup and selecting the disk, boot is completed when you see the “Mac OS.

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Make Terminal windows stand out with profiles. When you’re logged in to several servers, unique background colors and window titles specified in profiles help you easily spot the right Terminal window. Use profiles built into Terminal, or create your own custom profiles. How to create profiles for Terminal. Oct 09, 2019  These updates can only be installed using a command in the Terminal app. To install them, you need to first find out the name of the update and then use that name below to get the update installed on your Mac. Launch the Terminal app, type in the following command, and hit Enter. Open /Applications/ If you want to use AppleScript (osascript from command line), open app isn't quite equivalent. Instead, you can either use. Osascript -e 'tell application 'Mail' to activate'. Osascript -e 'tell application 'Mail' to launch' You can see this question for the difference between the two. Jun 25, 2013  How to open the terminal window on a Mac. When installing programs in Mac OS X, sometimes you are required to open a new terminal session and enter commands. Find out how to open the terminal.


Terminal User Guide

Each window in Terminal represents an instance of a shell process. The window contains a prompt that indicates you can enter a command. The prompt you see depends on your Terminal and shell preferences, but it often includes the name of the host you’re logged in to, your current working folder, your user name, and a prompt symbol. For example, if a user named michael is using the default zsh shell, the prompt appears as:

This indicates that the user named michael is logged in to a computer named MacBook-Pro, and the current folder is his home folder, indicated by the tilde (~).

Open Terminal

On your Mac, do one of the following:

Mac Os Terminal User Guide

  • Click the Launchpad icon in the Dock, type Terminal in the search field, then click Terminal.

  • In the Finder , open the /Applications/Utilities folder, then double-click Terminal.

Quit Terminal

  • In the Terminal app on your Mac, choose Terminal > Quit Terminal.

Mac Os Terminal Run App

Quit a shell session

  • In the Terminal app on your Mac, in the window running the shell process you want to quit, type exit, then press Return.

This ensures that commands actively running in the shell are closed. If anything’s still in progress, a dialog appears.

If you want to change the shell exit behavior, see Change Profiles Shell preferences.

See alsoApple Support article: Use zsh as the default shell on your MacExecute commands and run tools in Terminal on MacChange the default shell in Terminal on MacOpen new Terminal windows and tabs on MacUse profiles to change the look of Terminal windows on MacApple Developer website: Command Line Primer

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There is a permanent way to apply Rob's suggestion to get the terminal working:
For the user that is just happy with /sh:
1) Go to Terminal Preferences
2) Scroll down to Shell
3) change /bin/tsch to /bin/sh
Each new window will now launch sh instead of tsch.
If you have to have tsch, there is a copy of it on the Developer CD. You'll need to copy it into a public folder first and then move it into /bin through the terminal as this folder is not visible. Don't forget to set the permissions!
As this exercise has demonstrated, it is an interesting hybrid of MacOS and Unix we have here. In most cases I think applications will provide a way to let us set our preferences within the GUI.

Sorry, that should say 'MacOS X Install CD' not 'Developer CD'.

Great tips, guys, but I have a question:
How can a file, owned by root and 755 in
my /bin directory, also owned by root and
755, get trashed?????
Now, that is really weird..

Yes, I think that definitely qualifies it as a
bug! I reported it to Apple when it
happened to me.
Especially odd is that nothing had
seemed to crash or otherwise go wrong
when it happened.

Mmmm - me too, although I hadn't figured
out that there was a dead binary.. I just
told them it was broken and then
reinstalled, which went fine.
I kinda wich that they would at least
acknowledge the feedback. I have this
horrible suspicion of it just being
feedback > /dev/null ;-)

I've just encountered this bug again, on my Powerbook G3/500 running 10.1.1. Best free computer drawing apps. And the darn thing is, I've seen this bug before, and somehow I fixed it, but I can't remember how.
I tried the trick of running a command from the menu in, but that doesn't work for me, it did nothing, didn't run the command, just echoed it. I tried copying another copy of /bin/tcsh from a working system on another machine (as root of course) and now I don't get the 'Process Completed' message, I get '[Process exited - exit code 1]' so it appears something is deeply hosed. Could just be a permission problems, now I've got to find a way to do chmod and chown from a GUI app.
I noted that when this bug appeared, at first when I launched Terminal, I got the welcome message, then I never got a prompt, it just hung while the CPU monitor went up to 100%. So I logged out, relogged in and then it started giving the Process Completed message.
So if any of these symptoms sound familiar, let me know. I've started manually backing up everything and it looks like I'm going to have to reformat and reinstall, but if there's a way to repair this without major disruption, I'd sure like to hear it. Darn it, I just got Fink and Gnome 1.4, PhP/MySql/Apache, and VPC all working optimally, and now I've got to erase the system do it all over again!

You're definitely getting the same error that people were talking about a year ago? The file /bin/tcsh has a zero file length? On my system, the /bin directory has four *sh files: csh, sh, tcsh, zsh. All of them have the same time stamp, corresponding to the day I installed the OS. Are you seeing the same timestamp for each file (assuming you can get that far), or if not is tcsh newer perchance? If so, that might point to the date where things went wrong, and that in turn might help you piece together how the shell got hosed.

One method of low level desperation would be to login as '>console' at the login screen. If you're lucky this will try to log you in with whatever shell is available, if you can't set your preferred shell to one of whichever ones remain for you. Similarly, you might be able to get in via 'single user mode' -- boot while holding down shift-S (I think, haven't had a reason to use it yet but I think that's right), and this should dump you in as root & hopefully running under /bin/sh.

If you can get to a prompt somehow, and you have some kind of /bin/tcsh file present, you need to analyze it a bit. Try running 'file /bin/tcsh', which should tell you '/bin/tcsh: Mach-O executable ppc'. If you get nothing, or something else, then the tcsh you installed isn't valid. Copying over a copy from the install disc seems like a good idea, but I've never been through this so..

Let us know more & we can keep trying to help..

The problem is actually in your in ~/LibraryPreferences. Just trash that and your problems will go away (as will your preferences for Terminal). I never looked, but there is probably an entry in there that could be deleted and save the other prefs.

Mac Os Terminal Launch Application

How do I find Terminal window if it is not in the Doc or Utilities

Mac Os Terminal Launch Apps

I lost the icon of Terminal Window in the Doc, and I need to do some Unix coding in order to start learning to use Unix; I looked for it in the Application and Utilities, but I can't find Terminal , what should I do, I am a new in the Mac, and need so help to guide me to find the Terminal?