We’re talking about the Linux command line…again. Don’t worry, I won’t bore you (hopefully). If you’re still on this page, I commend you.
Remember, a Linux user should never feel forced to use the terminal or “console”, but knowing how to use it will help you get the most out of Linux. The speed, simplicity, and the consistency are what drive me to use it nearly every time I’m at a Linux Desktop.
Ok, here’s a list of programs that are typically not in a distro by default. These programs are intentionally run from a terminal prompt.