look: /usr/dict/words

look: /usr/dict/words

Post by Liming R » Thu, 20 Mar 1997 04:00:00

I installed linux and somehow the command look does not work anymore.

It seems I don't have the  /usr/dict/words file.

Where can I get it?

Many thanks!


look: /usr/dict/words

Post by Bryan Cha » Fri, 21 Mar 1997 04:00:00

> It seems I don't have the  /usr/dict/words file.

/usr/dict/words that is usually available on other UNIXs is copyrighted
material. Therefore your Linux system may not have it installed. Try
building a word list yourself (from a dictionary... :) or get a word
list from somewhere else. Ispell comes with some dictionaries, and its
home page has links to places where you can find dictionaries. The
Ispell home page is:


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