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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY aspell-download-http "http://gnu.mirror.mcgill.ca/aspell/aspell-&aspell-version;.tar.gz">
8<!ENTITY aspell-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/aspell/aspell-&aspell-version;.tar.gz">
9<!ENTITY aspell-md5sum "d067596a1d9029d127d85e5040bab0ab">
10<!ENTITY aspell-size "1.6 MB">
11<!ENTITY aspell-buildsize "41.5 MB (includes the English dictionary)">
12<!ENTITY aspell-time "0.76 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="aspell" xreflabel="Aspell-&aspell-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="aspell.html"?>
21<title>Aspell-&aspell-version;</title>
22<indexterm zone="aspell">
23<primary sortas="a-Aspell">Aspell</primary></indexterm>
24
25<sect2>
26<title>Introduction to <application>Aspell</application></title>
27
28<para>The <application>Aspell</application> package contains an interactive
29spell checking program and the <application>Aspell</application> libraries.
30<application>Aspell</application> can either be used as a library or as an
31independent spell checker.</para>
32
33<sect3><title>Package information</title>
34<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
35<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
36url="&aspell-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
38url="&aspell-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &aspell-md5sum;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Download size: &aspell-size;</para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
42&aspell-buildsize;</para></listitem>
43<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
44&aspell-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
45</sect3>
46
47<sect3><title>Additional download(s)</title>
48<para>You'll need to download at least one dictionary. The link below will take
49you to a page containing links to dictionaries in many languages.</para>
50
51<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
52<listitem><para>Aspell dictionaries: <ulink
53url="ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/aspell/dict"/></para></listitem>
54</itemizedlist>
55</sect3>
56
57<sect3><title><application>Aspell</application> dependencies</title>
58<sect4><title>Required</title>
59<para><xref linkend="which"/></para>
60</sect4>
61</sect3>
62
63</sect2>
64
65<sect2>
66<title>Installation of <application>Aspell</application></title>
67
68<para>Install <application>Aspell</application> by running the following
69commands:</para>
70
71<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
72make</command></userinput></screen>
73
74<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
75
76<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install</command></userinput></screen>
77
78</sect2>
79
80<sect2>
81<title>Configuring <application>Aspell</application></title>
82
83<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
84
85<para>After <application>Aspell</application> is installed, you must set up at
86least one dictionary. Install one or more dictionaries by running the following
87commands:</para>
88
89<screen><userinput><command>./configure &amp;&amp;
90make</command></userinput></screen>
91
92<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
93
94<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install</command></userinput></screen>
95</sect3>
96
97</sect2>
98
99<sect2>
100<title>Contents</title>
101
102<segmentedlist>
103<segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
104<segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
105<segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
106
107<seglistitem>
108<seg>aspell, aspell-import, precat, preunzip, prezip, prezip-bin, pspell-config,
109run-with-aspell and word-list-compress</seg>
110<seg>libaspell.so and libpspell.so</seg>
111<seg>/usr/include/pspell and /usr/lib/aspell-0.60</seg>
112</seglistitem>
113</segmentedlist>
114
115<variablelist>
116<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
117<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
118
119<varlistentry id="aspell-prog">
120<term><command>aspell</command></term>
121<listitem><para>is a utility that can function as an
122<command>ispell -a</command> replacement, as an independent spell checker, as
123a test utility to test out <application>Aspell</application> features, and as
124a utility for managing dictionaries.</para>
125<indexterm zone="aspell aspell-prog">
126<primary sortas="b-aspell">aspell</primary>
127</indexterm></listitem>
128</varlistentry>
129
130<varlistentry id="aspell-import">
131<term><command>aspell-import</command></term>
132<listitem><para>imports old personal dictionaries into
133<application>Aspell</application>.</para>
134<indexterm zone="aspell aspell-import">
135<primary sortas="b-aspell-import">aspell-import</primary>
136</indexterm></listitem>
137</varlistentry>
138
139<varlistentry id="precat">
140<term><command>precat</command></term>
141<listitem><para>decompresses a <command>prezip</command>ped file to
142stdout.</para>
143<indexterm zone="aspell precat">
144<primary sortas="b-precat">precat</primary>
145</indexterm></listitem>
146</varlistentry>
147
148<varlistentry id="preunzip">
149<term><command>preunzip</command></term>
150<listitem><para>decompresses a <command>prezip</command>ped file.</para>
151<indexterm zone="aspell preunzip">
152<primary sortas="b-preunzip">preunzip</primary>
153</indexterm></listitem>
154</varlistentry>
155
156<varlistentry id="prezip">
157<term><command>prezip</command></term>
158<listitem><para>is a prefix delta compressor, used to compress sorted word
159lists or other similar text files.</para>
160<indexterm zone="aspell prezip">
161<primary sortas="b-prezip">prezip</primary>
162</indexterm></listitem>
163</varlistentry>
164
165<varlistentry id="prezip-bin">
166<term><command>prezip-bin</command></term>
167<listitem><para>is called by the various wrapper scripts to perform the
168actual compressing and decompressing.</para>
169<indexterm zone="aspell prezip-bin">
170<primary sortas="b-prezip-bin">prezip-bin</primary>
171</indexterm></listitem>
172</varlistentry>
173
174<varlistentry id="pspell-config">
175<term><command>pspell-config</command></term>
176<listitem><para>displays information about the
177<filename class='libraryfile'>libpspell</filename> installation, mostly for use
178in build scripts.</para>
179<indexterm zone="aspell pspell-config">
180<primary sortas="b-pspell-config">pspell-config</primary>
181</indexterm></listitem>
182</varlistentry>
183
184<varlistentry id="run-with-aspell">
185<term><command>run-with-aspell</command></term>
186<listitem><para>is a script to help use <application>Aspell</application>
187as an <command>ispell</command> replacement.</para>
188<indexterm zone="aspell run-with-aspell">
189<primary sortas="b-run-with-aspell">run-with-aspell</primary>
190</indexterm></listitem>
191</varlistentry>
192
193<varlistentry id="word-list-compress">
194<term><command>word-list-compress</command></term>
195<listitem><para>compresses or decompresses sorted word lists for use with the
196<application>Aspell</application> spell checker.</para>
197<indexterm zone="aspell word-list-compress">
198<primary sortas="b-word-list-compress">word-list-compress</primary>
199</indexterm></listitem>
200</varlistentry>
201
202<varlistentry id="libaspell">
203<term><filename class='libraryfile'>libaspell.so</filename></term>
204<listitem><para>contains spell checking <acronym>API</acronym>
205functions.</para>
206<indexterm zone="aspell libaspell">
207<primary sortas="c-lib">libaspell.so</primary>
208</indexterm></listitem>
209</varlistentry>
210
211<varlistentry id="libpspell">
212<term><filename class='libraryfile'>libpspell.so</filename></term>
213<listitem><para>is an interface to the
214<filename class='libraryfile'>libaspell</filename> library. All the spell
215checking funtionality is now in
216<filename class='libraryfile'>libaspell</filename> but this library is
217included for backwards compatibility.</para>
218<indexterm zone="aspell libpspell">
219<primary sortas="c-libpspell">libpspell.so</primary>
220</indexterm></listitem>
221</varlistentry>
222</variablelist>
223
224</sect2>
225
226</sect1>
227
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