There’s a reason software developers prefer text-based command-line tools. By cutting the time to move the hands from the keyboard to the mouse over many repetitive cycles, these tools reduce friction. And they’re the most direct way of channeling ideas into code.
Likewise, the command-line terminal is still a productive tool for managing files and running programs on Linux.
If you’re curious to try Linux on your Chromebook, have a look below at the commands you need to know to get started.