Package dictd-server

Server for the Dictionary Server Protocol (DICT)

http://www.dict.org/

A server for the DICT protocol. You need to install dictd-usable databases
before you can use this server. Those can be found p.e. at
ftp://ftp.dict.org/pub/dict/pre/
More information can be found in the INSTALL file in this package.

General Commands (Section 1)
colorit
colorit is a script for markuping text input and sending a result to pager ( less -r by default) or stdout. Markuping rules are described in a configuration...
dictfmt
dictfmt takes a file, FILE, on stdin, and creates a dictionary database named basename.dict, that conforms to the DICT protocol. It also creates an index file...
dictfmt_index2suffix
dictfmt_index2suffix creates a suffix index file on stdout for the index file given on stdin or the command line. A suffix index file is the same as the .index...
dictfmt_index2word
dictfmt_index2word creates a word index file on stdout for the index file given on stdin or the command line. A word index file indexes each subword from the...
dictl
dictl calls dict with the arguments given on the command line. dictl takes the value of the environment variable DICTL_CHARSET as the user's preferred character...
dict_lookup
dict_lookup reads X selection, then open terminal emulator and run dict client in it allowing user to view content using pager. It makes sense to configure...
dictunformat
dictunformat takes a dictionary index file as a parameter and a dictionary database file on stdin and outputs a raw database that may be used to create a DICT...
dictzip
dictzip compresses files using the gzip(1) algorithm (LZ77) in a manner which is completely compatible with the gzip file format. An extension to the gzip file...
System Administration (Section 8)
dictd
dictd is a server for the Dictionary Server Protocol (DICT), a TCP transaction based query/response protocol that allows a client to access dictionary...