Today, Lifehacker has a post called the Top 10 Command Line Tools. I’m sure most people are thinking, “Command Line? Who uses the Command Line? That’s for old people and went out with DOS.” There are, however, still some really useful reasons for using the command line and it shouldn’t be written off as old and unnecessary.
MAC and Linux users have great command line terminals integrated into the operating system. Windows users can use the Command Prompt or can install Cygwin for Unix emulation. Lifehacker also has information about installing Cygwin.