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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..."

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