The Aspell package contains an interactive spell checking program and the Aspell libraries. Aspell can either be used as a library or as an independent spell checker.
Download (HTTP): http://gnu.mirror.mcgill.ca/aspell/aspell-0.60.tar.gz
Download (FTP): ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/aspell/aspell-0.60.tar.gz
Download MD5 sum: 8fa031d0eb37a5538aa6fefa657e707f
Download size: 1.6 MB
Estimated disk space required: 39.3 MB
Estimated build time: 0.74 SBU
You'll need to download at least one dictionary. The link below will take you to a page containing links to dictionaries in many languages.
Aspell dictionaries: ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/aspell/dict
Install Aspell by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr && make && make install
The Aspell package contains aspell, aspell-import, precat, preunzip, prezip, prezip-bin, pspell-config, run-with-aspell, word-list-compress, filters, dictionaries, compatibility scripts and the libaspell and libpspell libraries.
aspell is a utility that can function as an ispell -a replacement, as an independent spell checker, as a test utility to test out Aspell features, and as a utility for managing dictionaries.
prezip is a prefix delta compressor, used to compress sorted word lists or other similar text files.
prezip-bin is called by the various wrapper scripts to perform the actual compressing and decompressing.
pspell-config displays information about the libpspell installation, mostly for use in build scripts.
word-list-compress compresses or decompresses sorted word lists for use with the Aspell spell checker.
Last updated on 2005-02-06 12:52:59 -0700