Apertium development requires some knowledge of the command line / terminal.
Some task-specific guides:
- Using SVN – showing what's about to be committed and committing it
- Apertium_New_Language_Pair_HOWTO – using lt-comp, lt-proc etc. to test language data
- How to bootstrap a new pair – compiling a pair from source
- A nice general guide to Linux command line usage is at https://linuxjourney.com/