"One of the reasons that I prefer Linux to Microsoft is the
command line--not only is Linux better-suited to management at the
command line, but GNU Bash is much more pleasant to use than
Microsoft's CMD.EXE. While Microsoft's command-line shell has
improved somewhat over the years, it's definitely inferior to Bash
and other *nix shells by a long shot.
"Despite a few minor changes and improvements in Bash 3.0,
however, the Bash shell hasn't changed very much with time. Bash's
features have pretty much remained the same since I started using
Linux back in 1996..."