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  • 12.Mar.13
    Spell checking shell | fernape | (0)
    aspell is a command-line spell checker. It is a replacement for the older ispell. It can be used to manage dictionaries, to check a complete file, or words typed in your terminal, among other uses. We can invoke aspell this way: $ aspell -a --lang=en @(#) International Ispell Version 3.1.20 (but really Aspell 0.60.3) This leaves us with a prompt in which we can type a word. For instance, if we type: @(#) International Ispell Version 3.1.20 (but really Aspell 0.60.3) hello * The asterisk indicates that aspell found the word in the dictionary. On the contrary, if we type: @(#) International Ispell Version 3.1.20 (but really Aspell 0.60.3) rescoe & ...