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Windows GUI vs. Linux Command Line Myths

Nov 08, 2008, 16:02 (2 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to jhansonxi for this link. ]

"This isn't an unusual repair process for a Windows system. Even for Vista there are plenty of examples of command window (cmd.exe) and regedit repair instructions in Microsoft's support pages. You can ignore all the myths floating around the Internet about never having to use Unixy command lines when administering Windows systems because of the wonderful graphical tools. On Windows there are many tasks that are impossible to perform with graphical tools or are just a lot easier from a command window. The only way to avoid command line tools or regedit entirely is to write a custom graphical tool that handles those specific situations (similar to "compiling a kernel" comments from Microsoft fanboys)."

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