How to copy configuration files
The first task you should do after installing Drupal Console is to execute the
init command. Executing this command will copy the project configurations files to your local computer. Overriding values on these copied files is how you can change DrupalConsole behaviour.
drupal init [--override]
The first question you will be asked by the interactive mode of this command will be
Select destination to copy configuration: and the options shown will vary depending the directory where you ran this command:
Running this command outside of a drupal site directory the options will be.
Select destination to copy configuration:  /etc/console/  /Users/username/.console/ >
Running this command within a drupal site.
Select destination to copy configuration:  /etc/console/  /Users/username/.console/  /path/to/drupal8.dev >
The rest of the options for this command are the same regardless of the directory you execute this command.