Often, the Graphical User Interface (GUI) is lauded for its simplicity. After all, it opened up computing to vast swathes of non-technical people. However, it should not be assumed that the GUI is an efficient tool.
GUIs have trade-offs, and rudimentary tasks can become tedious and complicated. Like the Command Line Interface (CLI), the GUI is just a tool, and for some tasks, it is not the best one for the job.