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can a closed source commercial software make system(3) calls to GPL applications (not libraries)?

The closed source commercial software (CSCS), will just make system(3) calls to GPL applications. The user machine will run CSCS and it will call these GPL applications, in realtime, in the very same ...
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When to learn the command line version of a programming tool? [closed]

Almost every programming tool has a command line version; many of which also have a gui version. It takes a lot of time and memorization effort to learn the different commands and various ...
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What are the benefits of using the command line for software development? [closed]

What benefits are gained from using the command line for software development over using an alternative GUI? Is the command line faster for certain tasks? Are certain tools only available via the ...