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A terminal is an environment for text input/output. Inside the terminal, one runs command-line and text mode programs (including shells).

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Ctrl-Q is indeed the answer. I thought I'd toss in a little history of this that is too long to fit in the margins of ak2's correct answer. Back in the dark ages, a terminal was a large piece of … equipment that connected to a remote device (originally another terminal because teletypes were so much easier to learn to operate than a telegraph key) over a long wire or via phone lines with modems …
answered Apr 27 '11 by RBerteig