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Re: spell check problem in Evolution

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Default User wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-06-25 at 07:52 +0200, Thibaut Paumard wrote:
>> Le samedi 24 juin 2006 à 22:32 -0500, Default User a écrit :
>>> Evolution won't spell check.
>>> :-(
>>> The settings/spell-check window has "enable" greyed out, and
>>> the box listing language dictionaries installed is empty. But
>>> ...
>>> I have ispell, iamerican, and wamerican, wamerican-large and
>>> even wamerican-small all installed (at least according to
>>> Synaptic).
>>> Any ideas?
>> Look at the "Suggests:" for evolution: they include
>> "gnome-spell", that's the package you need. By having a quick
>> look at the "Depends:" of gnome-spell, you'll notice that it's
>> engine is aspell, not ispell, so you need to install the aspell
>> dictionaries for the languages you use (an English dictionary
>> will be installed by default).
>> Regards, T.
> Wow, that seems to work. Thanks! I don't know how you knew that,
> I would have never figured that out by myself. (Yeah, I know -
> RTFM).

Not "RTFM", but "pay attention to Suggests:".  Examine them, and
determine for yourself whether you want to install them.

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For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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