[clug] [Wanted] Someone to manage CLUG meetings
andrew-clug at andrew.net.au
Mon Sep 6 09:24:42 GMT 2004
On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 06:07:26PM +1000, Michael Still wrote:
> Andrew Pollock wrote:
> >On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 05:45:40PM +1000, Michael Still wrote:
> >>Alex Satrapa wrote:
> >>>Sure, the gannets can gobble away after everyone else has had their
> >>>quota (ie: once the pizza has gone stone cold and people have left).
> >>>Remember guys, that slice of pizza is $1 of someone else's pocket money.
> >>Right, dammit. I give in. What on earth is a gannet? The first page of
> >>google doesn't show anything relevant.
> >Dude! apt-get install dict
> Nicely brought back on topic for the list...
> challenger:~# apt-get install dict
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> The following extra packages will be installed:
> Suggested packages:
> dictd dict-server
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
> dict recode
> 0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 43 not upgraded.
> Need to get 246kB of archives.
> After unpacking 872kB of additional disk space will be used.
> Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
> Get:1 http://http.us.debian.org unstable/main recode 3.6-10 [178kB]
> Get:2 http://http.us.debian.org unstable/main dict 1.9.14-2 [67.8kB]
> Fetched 246kB in 6s (39.6kB/s)
> Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: at
> e.pm line 47, <> line 2.
> debconf: unable to initialize frontend: Gnome
> debconf: (DISPLAY problem?)
> debconf: falling back to frontend: Dialog
> Selecting previously deselected package recode.
> (Reading database ... 107098 files and directories currently installed.)
> Unpacking recode (from .../recode_3.6-10_i386.deb) ...
> Selecting previously deselected package dict.
> Unpacking dict (from .../dict_1.9.14-2_i386.deb) ...
> Setting up recode (3.6-10) ...
> Setting up dict (1.9.14-2) ...
> I'll file that away for later. Now if only synce worked with my Ipaq...
You may also want to get dictd and some or all of the
`grep-available -s Package,Description -P dict- -d -n` dictionaries, if you
want to have a local dictionary server, rather than querying a remote one.
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