"The first reason is twofold, quickness and convenience. I will
use for this point GNU/Linux distribution software installation and
removal. If one has one’s distribution repositories set up,
knows the application one wants to install and knows the command
line string to use for installation on one’s GNU/Linux
distribution of choice then installation is much faster at the
command line. For example I want to install K9Copy, a DVD
duplication application not included or installed by default on my
Mandriva Linux system and included in the Penguin Liberation Front
(PLF) third party repositories for Mandriva. From the GUI installer
under KDE I have to use the following (16) steps.
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