Linux.com: CLI for Noobies: Laying Down the Law with edict
Jul 20, 2004, 06:15 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Sometimes you have to lay down the law. This is one of those
times. It's time for an edict to wake you n'ere-do-wells up and
snap you out of that GUI funk you're in. So come on, let's go play
on the CLI. This week we're going to look at a CLI offering that
can make you appear to be more literate than you really are. It's a
perl program called edict, which acts as either a dictionary or a
thesaurus, your choice.
"You'll need to have perl installed in order to use edict, which
bills itself as 'Your personal command line dictionary.'
Installation of edict itself is a snap..."