[sdnog] What is the difference between a 'terminal', a 'shell', a 'tty' and a 'console'?

Samir Abdullatif samir.s.omer at hotmail.com
Thu Nov 23 14:35:22 SAST 2017

thanks Daniel, great read

I've also stumbled upon the following two articles

The TTY Demystified:


and for those who wants to travel back in time and work with the first generation shell :)

Run the First Edition of Unix (1972) with Docker:


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(in case you ever wondered)

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