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Bash file to compile multiple documents using different variables from CSV in separate folders?

There is probably a better way to do this, but this is my MWE attempt and I cannot get it to work. I want to compile multiple form letters from a .csv file like below: company, dept World of ...
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Unable to use pdftex-quiet package

I'm trying to use the pdftex-quiet package from the command line. It is correctly installed also and comes with TexLive 2019. But I am not able to use it and get the error message 'pdftex-quiet' is ...
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Add Defaults To Pdflatex?

I would like pdflatex to default to using -file-line-error. (Why is this not the default anyway??) Is this possible? I can add the flag into a bash alias on my own runs, but when I use pandoc, it ...
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Is there a LaTeX package manager with CLI commands like npm for Javascript?

Finding, installing and updating packages for LaTeX is sometimes a pain in the neck. There are package managers for the so-called "modern" programming languages, like npm or yarn for Javascript, cargo ...
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Can I get the output of a command line program with TeX (using e.g. \read18)?

Say I want to call some external program using \write18, which returns some text to the command line. Can I get that text from inside TeX? As an example > inkscape -V returns the version of the ...
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Is there a LaTeX package for annotating text/code?

I would like to annotate one-line code (shell commands) in a LaTeX document. For example, the command du -ah --max-depth=1 . | sort -h. I like the style in which shell commands are annotated at ...
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Is there way to reconfigure LyX from terminal?

I can't find anything on the wiki. I'm using a Mac OS X 10.11.6 if that helps. https://wiki.lyx.org/Mac/Mac EDIT: I was trying to find a shortcut for the tedious Tools > Reconfigure.
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\pdfminorversion on the command line?

Is it possible to set the pdfminorversion on the commandline when calling pdflatex, instead of using \pdfminorversion=... in the tex file ?
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Recompile main-file automatically after every compile of other files

I am using Kile as LaTeX editor (great btw). For the pictures I use a standalone class and include the resulting .pdf via \includegraphics. However, when I change my graphic and compile it in the ...
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Does --no-shell-escape break \pdf@shellescape?

Edit: since posting the question I've fixed a few mistakes. I don't think they affect the answer given below, but I wanted to correct the record for completeness. Background I have a Python script ...