"For Windows users, software installation is nearly always
accomplished from some sort of simple GUI installer. The idea is
basically to keep pounding away on the "next" button until the
installer alerts its user that the installation has completed.
"Linux users, on the other hand, generally prefer the simplicity
of installing software through a command line prompt. Different
distributions have different means of making this happen, but
generally the end goal is the same -- install/remove/update some
specific software package.
"To become more familiar with this sort of behavior, I suggest
getting your feet wet in the Windows world using a program called
Win-Get. Based off of the same methodology of software installation
for Debian Linux-based distributions, Win-Get allows its users to
add and remove software via the command line using commands that
are similar to what would be used in a Linux distribution such as