syncAndCruncharen't tested on Windows and there are no plans to do this. Basic Linux command line (shell) skills are therefore important but pretty easy to learn. The following is a bare-minimum list of Linux commands that users need to know.
rm -frfor removing files. Must understand why
rm -fris dangerous!
sshinto a Linux machine. How to log into the analysis machine remotely (including from off-site locations) is helpful to know.
rsynccommand. For a tutorial see here. The general syntax you will need is: