How do I get Ubuntu terminal prompt in Windows 7 with VMware Player

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at
Wed Nov 14 23:33:40 UTC 2012

On 14 November 2012 23:00, R J <rj201244 at> wrote:

> It is version Ubuntu 12.04 (I switched from 12.10 to 12.04). Now I have
> the ubuntu installed and it shows up in the left corner when I double-click
> on VMWare Player icon.
> How do I get the UNIX like prompt in ubuntu here? I tried all icons but I
> find no ways. The documentation in the above link shows there are
> "Applications" ->"Accessories"->"Terminal" menus that takes it to the UNIX
> like terminal. But I do not see such options.
> I have uploaded the screenshots at . I removed Ubuntu 12.10
> and installed the previous version 12.04 (ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-i386.iso)
> and ended up with the identical screens. Could you suggest how I get to
> the terminal? Thanks a lot.

Hit the Windows key and enter "terminal".


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