Getting a Unix-like environment


Many of the tutorials on this site have binder environments available to be able to jump right in. But here are some ways to access a Unix-like environment on your system.

Mac or Linux

If you are working on a Mac or Linux computer, this is already taken care of and you can just do a search for “terminal”.


If you are working on a Windows computer, you will need to set up a working command-line environment. There are many ways to do this, below are listed just two if you are looking for suggestions :)

Windows 10 or later

Earlier than Windows 10