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dictionaries-common package complains of possible debconf corruption

Upgrading my Debian Stretch distribution, I get the following error message during the configuration of package dictionaries-common: ┌───────────────────┤ dictionaries-common: wordlists ├─────────────...
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Who or what compiled /usr/share/dict/words?

Wikipedia says it's part of the wishlist Wordlist or Words package On Debian and Ubuntu, the words file is provided by the wordlist package, or its provider packages wbritish, wamerican, etc. On ...
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filter document via aspell

I need to get a clean txt document and my first approach is to use aspell. The issue is I need it on batch, no interactive mode. Every txt file is piped to aspell and must be returned a new document ...
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Searching /usr/dict/words to find words with certain properties

I would like to write a script to search through /usr/dict/words to find all words that meet some criteria I specify. For example, finding all palindromic words (like "racecar", "madam", etc.) or ...
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Where do the words in /usr/share/dict/words come from?

/usr/share/dict/words contains lots of words. How is this list generated? Are its contents the same across different Unices? Is there any standard dictating what it must contain? All I've been able ...
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Is there a debian/other package for hypothetical names/addresses/cities of people?

On Debian, we have a package like wamerican that comprises of words (/usr/share/dict/american-english) from an American dictionary. Are there similar Debian/other packages for people's names, ...
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Is there any offline dictionary with pronounce

I'm using now GoldenDictwith BGL dictionaries. but I cannot hear the words from it in order to know the exact pronunciation
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Wordlist/dictionary generation for penetration testing

How can I generate a dictionary of words containing 8-16 of alphabet characters ([a-zA-Z]) with low memory?
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Append words to wordlist with sort -u avoinding duplicata

I have 2 txt file called one.txt with duplicata: yesterday yesterday today today tomorrow tomorrow and the second txt called two.txt with duplicata: mike mike paul paul tomorrow tomorrow Using ...
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How can I translate in the CLI an English word into a German one?

I want to write a Script that picks a random English word from /usr/share/dict/words, translates it into German, display both of them for a certain amount of time and repeat the process. I only know ...
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How to list available dictionaries for hunspell?

Is there some way to list all available dictionaries in hunspell? Something like aspell dump dicts. printf | hunspell -D prints too much junk, and I want to query hunspell itself, not do something ...
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Searching a word from a specific dictionary file in sdcv(console version of Stardict offline dictionary)

I have recently installed sdcv(console version of Stardict offline dictionary) and have installed 5-6 dictionary files as shown here Whenever i search any word, using sdcv hello or sdcv cat , it ...
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Creating specialised dictionary file for VIM (from Wikipedia?)

I use VIM's dictionary completion feature very frequently, yet have found it unhelpful when it comes to 'specialized' terminology, in my case German philosophical terms. I would now like to create my ...
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Best Dictionary Software for Linux [closed]

Can anyone suggest a good "Dictionary" software in Linux. I have artha, but I am actually expecting a better one. Ok here are things which i look out for in a dictionary: Good database Word ...
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Vocabulary trainer for Unix

I am looking for a Linux (Ubuntu) software that allows me to take note of new words that I learn online. I manually add new words, their meaning and usage. The software then displays each item in a ...
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How can I export my aspell dictionary?

At the moment, I'm working on a big LaTeX document about mathematics and once in a while I do some spell-checking on it. As you can guess, there are a lot of words which are not in a standard ...
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In Fedora, how do I turn off the automatic dictionary suggestions?

I just installed Fedora 19 in VirtualBox using an image from virtualboxes.org. It suggests words from a dictionary wherever I type. It's slow and it won't let me type what I want, since it ...
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Look for English word in a file via terminal

How to find and print out English words contained in a file via linux command line?
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Which applications use /usr/share/dict/words

I have changed the symlink /usr/share/dict/words to point to my own custom dictionary but it doesn't seem to affect anything. Chromium and Abiword neither seem to use this dictionary. Which ...