If you are running the workshop on your own, the Cloud9 workspace should be built by an IAM user with Administrator privileges, not the root account user. Please ensure you are logged in as an IAM user, not the root account user.
If you are at an AWS hosted event (such as re:Invent, Kubecon, Immersion Day, or any other event hosted by an AWS employee) follow the instructions on the region that should be used to launch resources
Create a Cloud9 Environment: https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloud9/home.
When it comes up, customize the environment by openening the preference plane ().
Open the Theme () section and select a theme you like, I prefer the
Next, customize the environment by closing the welcome tab and lower work area, and opening a new terminal tab in the main work area:
in the Cloud9 workspace menu.