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Is there a grammar-checker under linux?

While there are spell-checkers but AFAIK they are limited to spell-checking. Are there any grammar-checking utilities in free software and more precisely Debian. Even if not in Debian, then in free ...
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aspell installs too many languages

I have installed aspell-en and aspell-de. I have expected this will give me the choice between en and de languages. However, the package has installed many versions of en and de languages and now when ...
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Create custom wordlist

I want to create a custom list of (scientific) words for purposes like spell checking and OCR based on my collection of scientific papers in pdf format. Using pdftotext I can easily create a text file ...
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hunspell: add word to dictionary from command line

From hunspell man page: ... When in the -a mode, hunspell will also accept lines of single words prefixed with any of '*', '&', '@', '+', '-', '~', '#', '!', '%', '`', or '^'. A ...