Terminology Is the default terminal supplied with Bodhi Linux. For numerous reasons, the terminal can be known by many other names Terminal, Console, Command-Line Interface (CLI), Shell, Bash, etc. Terminology is used to run Linux commands. To launch Terminology, click on its icon located on the shelf, or type Terminology into Quick Launcher (<ctrl> + <space>), or navigate the Main Menu: Applications>System Tools>Terminology.
Right-click anywhere in the Terminology window to bring up the Configuration menu. You will now see control buttons to perform the following functionalities:
- Create a new terminal window,
- Copy/paste texts,
- Split the terminal window horizontally or vertically,
- Open Settings to customize Terminology,
- Display details of Terminology,
- Close Terminology.
Terminology comes with some embedded command-line functionality to make your life easier. These being:
tyls– List directory contents with bells and whistles,
tyalpha– Set background transparency level,
tybg– Change the Terminal background image,
tycat– Display inline a media file or a URL,
typop– Display in a popup a media file or a URL,
tyq– Queue media files or URL to be popped up,
tysend– Send files to the terminal. It can be useful through ssh.
For a more comprehensive user guide please refer to the eBook: Bodhi 5.1.0 – The Complete Guide for Beginners, details on how to access/download this free eBook can be found in the FAQ’s