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I am trying to find the command line package as I am wanting to install replicator g onto my system as I am involved with a 3d printing package. But for the life of me I cannot find it I'm a newby at LINUX so need a lot of help. I have tried to locate in all menus and packages and then even tried to download one.

Nigel

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marked as duplicate by gertvdijk, Kevin Bowen, Mitch, Raja, Seth Aug 23 '13 at 15:29

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Are you using Ubuntu with Unity? Open the Dash (the button on the top left) and type software center (if you really want the terminal, type terminal). – edwin Aug 22 '13 at 22:40

It's normally called 'terminal'

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Some ways to access the terminal:

  • CTRL + ALT + T
  • by typing terminal in the dash (open the dash by pressing the windows key)
  • CTRL + ALT + (F1 - F6) (Note: you will leave the desktop and enter the full command line environment, get back with CTRL + ALT + F7)
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