When I say terminal I really mean, a command line interpreter. The command line interpreter is a computer program that reads lines of text entered by a user and interprets them in the context of a given operating system or programming language.
The terminal gives you complete access to your operating system and often allows you to do things faster and more efficiently.
To access Ubuntu's terminal go to: Applications>Accessories>Terminal
It looks like this:
I know this may seem silly to many long time readers and hardcore Linux users, but if it wasn't for my buddy Muki showing me the terminal, I would have been asking this question to, or maybe I would have just googled it.
edited by pHreaksYcle