Have you ever noticed that kids learn to point before they learn to talk, and that they learn to talk before they learn to write.
So in general, a move from pointing to writing is considered a sign of intelligence.
Why is it, then, that in computers things have moved in the reverse direction. There was a time when if I wanted my PC to start excel, I would write "Excel" and be done with it. Now I have to hold the mouse, hunt down the picture for Excel, point to it, and double-click on the little picture to make the same thing happen.
Is this progress ? Come on !!! give me back my command line please..
Well, if this gets you all dreamy about a time when men were men, and you were expected to be intelligent enough to know the alphabet and just tell your computer what you wanted - instead of pointing all over the place - grab a copy of slickrun. It is simply the best floating command-line ever written for your windows desktop - bar none.
Install it, and you will never have to regress to the childish pastime of pointing at pretty pictures to express yourself!