Your project is connected to an actual computing environment ― not a simulated one! The terminal gives you access to that environment by letting you compile and execute programs, navigate files, and everything else possible in a standard command line interface.
When using the terminal, you can:
- Compile and run your program code by clicking the button located at the lower right corner of the terminal
- Navigate your file tree using Linux commands (like
- Open multiple tabs to run different commands
You can also expand the terminal to full size by clicking and dragging the edges of the pane.
Additional software and libraries may be installed (for example, using
apt). However, software installed outside of your working directory will not be persisted between sessions.
The terminal running the "top" program.