The command line can look very intimidating if you’ve never used it before. By the very nature of the command line the interface is basics but when you know how to use it, it can be very powerful. Even learning the basics of the command line can quickly make the terminal into one of your greatest tools. As an SEO you should learn to love the command line, once you get over the fact that it’s ugly and looks like something out of the matrix it can make your job a lot easier. What takes you hours in Excel can take you second in the command line.
If you don’t even know what the command line is, don’t worry, it’s that horrible screen that look something like this: