→CONNECTING TO YOUR MATRIX ACCOUNT FROM COMMAND LINE
[[Image:gp1.png|thumb|right|130px|The '''Global Portal''' service must be connected.]]
# Before proceeding, make certain that your '''Global Portal''' is connected.<br><br>If you haven't set this up, refer to the following link for instructions;<br>https://inside.senecacollege.ca/its/services/vpn/<br><br>Let's learn a quick and simple method of connecting to your Matrix account by opening a text-based '''terminal'''
<br>and issuing the '''ssh command'''.<br><br>
# Determine which operating system that your computer is using.
# Refer to the following table for connecting to your Matrix account based on your '''current operating system'''.<br><br>