How 2 configure litecoin core 0.18?

I don’t know anything about how the configuration of this software works.
I am totally new to this and want to mine.
And where do you place your “codes”?
Can anybody help this beginner with basic info on how to configure and start mining with Litecoin Core?
What are the steps?

When you say mining with litecoin core, do you mean in conjunction with a miner? Litecoin coin core is essentialy a node that helps strengthens the network with a wallet built into it. My confusion with litecoin core is that I only see 8 connections, I as well need a deeper dive into configurations