The command line will do ''exactly'' what you tell her and when you spell it wrong, she'll act the wrong way...
XP==On Windows XP, you have access to the command line by clicking the "Start" button and then chosing "Run...". Type "cmd" (without quotation marks) into the field and hit Enter.
You should see the so called ''prompt'' now, which says something like that:
Easy, isn't it? You can also change directly into
That's most you'll need to know about the command line, when operating under Windows
XP. Any commands that appear in the forums or in a wiki can be executed directly on the command line. after you have changed into the correct directory first.
On Linux systems, there are several ways to get a command line. As Flightgear does only run in a graphic X-Window system, we'll use a so-called ''terminal''.
'''Xfce''' Applications > Terminal
A different approach would be pressing ''Alt F2''. That should open a dialog box, where you can enter one single command. Depending on which distribution of Linux you chose and which window manager you use, you can try "xterm", "konsole", "gnome-terminal", "gtkterm",
Linux > Gnome, KDE, Xfce