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Terminal is an application which enables you to issue UNIX commands on the local machine or login to a remote computer and issue commands as though you were typing on that computer's keyboard. The Terminal utility allows you to connect using the SSH-2 protocol for secure communication. It is the preferred ssh client for Mac OS X terminal sessions, however for SCP or SFTP file transfers Fetch is also available.  Computing Services supports the use of Terminal on Mac. 

Last Updated: 09/13