How to Open a Console
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Windows Key + R
Press and hold the Windows Key and then hit the "r" key. A Run window should appear. In it, type "cmd.exe" and press enter.
Use Finder > Utilities > Terminal
Ctrl-Alt-T on Ubuntu and Ubuntu-like systems
While pressing the Ctrl and Alt keys, also press the "t" key. On many distributions of linux (Ubuntu-like) a terminal window will appear.
Ctrl-Alt-4 on Zorin
While pressing the Ctrl and Alt keys, also press the "4" key. On some distributions of linux, such as Zorin, a terminal window will appear.
Alternatively, click Start > All Applications > Accessories > Terminal