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Does /usr/share/dict/words contain personal information?

I am considering including a copy of my /usr/share/dict/words file in a public GitHub repository for a project that requires dictionaries. Is this a bad idea, and if so, why? I'm particularly ...
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Monolingual french offline commandline dictionary?

As the title says, I'm looking for a monolingual french dictionary that I can query on the commandline, ideally offline. For example to have a low latency way to check the gender of nouns. I looked at ...
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How to enable Geany hunspell spellchecker

I'm using Geany 1.38 on MX Linux 23, I have Hunspell & plugin installed and the English dictionary is working, but when I tried to add Spanish dictionary, it seems not working (Spanish text still ...
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Wiktionary for dictd - where to obtain?

I have dictd installed and some dictionaries. I'd like to add Wiktionary but websearch does not find it, only bilinguals based on it. Any idea how/where to obtain one? Maybe make into dict format from ...
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How to remove Firefox supplementary English spellchecking dictionaries?

Normally I have the US English spell-checking dictionary as default then I add others that I need (French, Romanian, etc). But in Fedora 36 Firefox came with a lot of different English dictionaries ...
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Ansible convert dictionary to mix of dictionary/array

I use following files: variable file: db.yml x86_64: alpine: version: 3.15.0 debian: version: 11.3.0 aarch64: alpine: version: 3.15.0 debian: version: 11.3.0 playbook: ...
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Right syntax of dictionary of key/value pairs

I read through the docs here and here. My goal is to configure a ip-sec VPN connection from nmcli only. I run Ubuntu 20.04 Server without X Server. I already have a connection file on another machine, ...
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Iterate over keys and use in subprocess in python

I have a script in which I have created a function which reads from a config file. def file_reader(): config_dict = {} configParser = configparser.ConfigParser() configParser....
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Where can I find a Welsh word list?

I am looking for a Welsh language word list on my Ubuntu system. apt-file search /usr/share/dict/ doesn't show an option. However aspell-cy does exist. The official description is "This package ...
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Nvim: Warning: Cannot find word list "cz.utf-8.spl" or "cz.ascii.spl"

When I turn on spell checking for Czech language, this happens: :Sccz No spell file for "cz" in utf-8 Download it? Downloading cz.utf-8.spl... :!curl 'http://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/runtime/...
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How do I properly convert the file to UTF-16LE encoding without strange characters appearing in the file?

I'm having some peculiarities with the dictionary file of .dsl format I'm trying to convert. It's essentially a text file with the dictionary pairs. The dictionary software I use is GoldenDict. It ...
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Claws-Mail Spell Checker Not Finding hunspell-en_CA

I'm running the latest Claws-Mail (v3.17.6) on Arch Linux and downloaded the latest hunspell-en_CA package (v2019.10.06). When I go to 'Configuration > Preferences > Spell Checking' the 'Default ...
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Ansible - template from dictionary item

Ansible - template from dictionary item 1'st: Trying to write task which creates files from template NODES: node1: server: host1 script: manage1 node2: server: host2 script: ...
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Dictionary in shell script only showing last associated item

I am trying to use dictionaries and stumbled across a weird behavior. When I create a dictionary like this: declare -A servers servers=( ["omega"]="dev" ["delta"]="test" ["beta"]="ppd" ["alpha"]="prd"...
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How do I add an extra dictionary/ custom dictionary for fiction writing in Open Office?

So as I add custom definition using my story, it's just adding them to Standard. Is there some way to split off custom words just for my fic?
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Remove words from dictionary which has two or more letters at any plave in wor

Basicaly I have dictionary from which I would like to remove words which contain two or more letters at any place in sentence for ex. bold leTTer reMoveMe quote lanGuaGe spaces Output should be like ...
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How to maintain a list of names for the Hunspell spell checker?

Hunspell should help the user to write names properly. The names should be defined in the home directory of the user, so that every user can define his or her own list of important names. If a user ...
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Looking for an e.g. bash solution to check English verb conjugation

Hi I got interest in a solution posted here & put the suggested function in a bash script leaving at ~/.bin so, a dir under path. Then performed $chmod +x verbteacher.sh for easy calling from $ ...
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Is there something like google translate but for desktop?

I saw we have freeict-all in debian. $ sudo aptitude install dict-freedict-all [sudo] password for shirish: The following NEW packages will be installed: dict-freedict-afr-deu{a} ...
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How to fix aspell (bn-BD) invalid strings compiling issue

When I tried to re-create aspell-bn (bn-BD) i.e. of Bengali(BD) language spellchecker with help of this link for aspell6 by compiling like the following $ cvs -z3 -d:pserver:[email protected]....
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Getting a wordlist from a DICT formatted dictionary

I want a latin word list for research / reference purposes. (Like /usr/share/dict/words) There would appear to be no such word list (apt-file search /usr/share/dict | sort | uniq | grep latin), but ...
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Use multi language dictionary with aspell

I have a large .tex file that contains two languages and I want to spellcheck it without going crazy. So just spellchecking for one language and pressing "ignore" for words from the other language is ...
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Adding hundred of thousands of words to spell check dictionary on Fedora 24

I would appreciate it if someone shows me how to add words to currently installed Arabic spell-check dict_ar-3.0.oxt in Fedora 24. I have my own word list which has been extracted from several Arabic ...
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How to merge two frequency count dictionary - unix cmd?

I'm having two frequency count dictionary, I have tried to merge them using join/sort cmd but always getting wrong output or different frequency count. I want to join them together, adding +1 if the ...
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vim: manipulate dictionary popup for autocompletion

I would like to tweak vim for using cdo (Climate Data Operators) efficiently. Because I need to use cdo in (bash) scripts, I would like to add an autocomplete matching (implemented!) with small ...
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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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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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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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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 the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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