Home Big Question (Answered): “Do You Remember the Days of the Command-Line Terminal Emulator?”

Big Question (Answered): “Do You Remember the Days of the Command-Line Terminal Emulator?”

I’m not quite old enough to remember some of what David wrote about today in his trip down memory lane, “I Remember IRMA: Reflections on Terminal Emulation Through the Ages”, but I do remember learning my first bit of a program on a boxy, toffee colored Tandy from Radio Shack. In those days your games ran on a cassette tape and you dropped your phone handset into the cradle of your modem to go online. It would be a decade before the famous AOL dial-up sound was an indicator of a fun night online.

Most of the staff is old enough to remember the days before a graphical interface, and most of you were on the internet in 1995, but how many of you remember the Command-Line Terminal Emulator?

We asked and culled your responses from Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter and we used Storify to present it all back to you. If you have additional responses, please leave them in the comments.

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