Serial is a full-featured terminal emulator supporting Xterm, VT102, and ANSI terminal controls. This allows you to navigate the menu-driven interfaces found in many routers, firewalls and switches and use text based programs including emacs, vi, and nano as if you were connected over the network. In the Terminal app on your Mac, in the window running the shell process you want to quit, type exit, then press Return. This ensures that commands actively running in the shell are closed. If anything’s still in progress, a dialog appears. If you want to change the shell.

Terminal User Guide

Each window in Terminal represents an instance of a shell process. The window contains a prompt that indicates you can enter a command. The prompt you see depends on your Terminal and shell preferences, but it often includes the name of the host you’re logged in to, your current working folder, your user name, and a prompt symbol. For example, if a user named michael is using the default zsh shell, the prompt appears as:

This indicates that the user named michael is logged in to a computer named MacBook-Pro, and the current folder is his home folder, indicated by the tilde (~).

Console

Open Terminal

On your Mac, do one of the following:

Serial Console App Mac Pro

  • Click the Launchpad icon in the Dock, type Terminal in the search field, then click Terminal.

  • In the Finder , open the /Applications/Utilities folder, then double-click Terminal.

Quit Terminal

  • In the Terminal app on your Mac, choose Terminal > Quit Terminal.

Quit a shell session

  • In the Terminal app on your Mac, in the window running the shell process you want to quit, type exit, then press Return.

C# Console App

This ensures that commands actively running in the shell are closed. If anything’s still in progress, a dialog appears.

If you want to change the shell exit behavior, see Change Profiles Shell preferences.

Apps For The Mac

See alsoExecute commands and run tools in Terminal on MacChange the default shell in Terminal on MacOpen new Terminal windows and tabs on MacUse profiles to change the look of Terminal windows on MacApple Support article: Use zsh as the default shell on your MacApple Developer website: Command Line Primer