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Working in terminal

For convenient use of CLI applications, workspaces have full-screen browser-based terminal.

Workspace is based on Ubuntu 20.04 with many typical CLI applications pre-installed, such as Git, Vim, Nano and Curl.

Install new applications

Open workspace terminal to install new applications. Simply execute apt install with sudo.

For example, install emacs

sudo apt-get install emacs

If you want to install PHP, execute

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install php8.1


Python and Pip are installed. Execute python3 in terminal.

To install python packages use PIP

pip install pandas


Use Nodeenv to create Node.js environments.

For example, open workspace terminal, create folder npmgui, and activate environment with node v.12.18.3 and npm v.6.0.0

cd /home
mkdir npmgui; cd npmgui  
nodeenv --node=12.18.3 --npm=6.0.0 env

Let's install package and start node application, explicitly on port 8040

. env/bin/activate && npm i -g npm-gui   

In the Quicklaunch go to the tab 'My apps' and open app on the port 8040.

NOTE: If you close terminal, the application will stop. If you want application to keep running after workspace terminal is closed start it with "&!" at the end.

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