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Re: emacs & spell checking broke



On Sun, 17 Aug 2003 23:09:52 -0700
Brian Nelson <pyro@debian.org> wrote:

> > Since aspell, evidently supersedes ispell, now emacs does not spell
> > check, complaining about not finding ispell.
> 
> Aspell should coexist nicely with ispell.  It doesn't supersede it in
> any way (except perhaps in functionality).
> 
> > What are my options to getting emacs to spell check again?
> 
> Either install ispell or tell emacs to use aspell for spellchecking.
> Just adding the line
> 
> (setq-default ispell-program-name "aspell")
> 
> to your ~/.emacs should be enough.

This is weird. For the past few weeks, I've been trying to install
ispell, but it kept wanting to remove aspell.

I just tried installing ispell again "sudo aptitude install ispell" just
now, and it's working as I type this email.

Thanks

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