dict-jargon - dict package for The Jargon Lexicon

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name: dict-jargon
Package version: 4.4.7
Package release: 2ubuntu1
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 672 B
Download size: 602.40 KB
Official Mirror: archive.ubuntu.com
The Jargon File is a comprehensive compendium of hacker slang illuminating many aspects of hackish tradition, folklore, and humor. This package includes "The Jargon Lexicon" (main section of The Jargon File, version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003), formatted for use by the dictionary server in the dictd package. The complete Jargon File is available in the jargon-text package.




  • dictd-dictionary


    Source package: dict-jargon

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install dict-jargon deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install dict-jargon


    • /usr/share/dictd/jargon.dict.dz
    • /usr/share/dictd/jargon.index
    • /usr/share/doc/dict-jargon/README.Debian
    • /usr/share/doc/dict-jargon/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/dict-jargon/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/dict-jargon/copyright


    2010-01-28 - Mathias Gug <mathiaz@ubuntu.com> dict-jargon (4.4.7-2ubuntu1) lucid; urgency=low * Replace elinks with w3m.

    2009-06-20 - Ruben Molina <rmolina@udea.edu.co> dict-jargon (4.4.7-2) unstable; urgency=low * Add dict-server to Depends (Closes: #533717) * Standards-Version bumped to 3.8.2 (no changes) * Add versioned reference to GPL in debian/copyright

    2009-01-29 - Ruben Molina <rmolina@udea.edu.co> dict-jargon (4.4.7-1) unstable; urgency=low * New maintainer (Closes: #436120) * New upstream version. Sources repackaged because only three files are needed (817K of 6,0M) * Standards-Version bumped to 3.8.0 * Added Homepage field to debian/control * Added debian/watch file * Debian package reworked. See jargon2dict.sh for the new parsing process * Removed Build-Depends-Indep on docbook-xml, konwert, gawk, python, lynx and html2text * Added Build-Depends-Indep on elinks-lite * Added Build-Depends on quilt and debhelper * Added Suggests on dict * Removed Build-Conflicts-Indep on w3m (The problem reported on changelog entry 4.4.4-6 is no longer reproducible) * Solved some syntax errors on debian/changelog * Removed duplicated entries from debian/changelog * apologia and other sections of the Jargon File are no longer included. This sections are available in jargon-text package * Upstream ChangeLog is now generated using versions table from chapter 3, and not the full chapter * Added DEBHELPER token to postinst and postrm scripts

    2008-04-24 - Frank Lichtenheld <djpig@debian.org> dict-jargon (4.4.4-7) unstable; urgency=low * QA Upload + change maintainer to QA group + acknowledge NMUs. Closes: #348263, #423755, #440501, #463777, #470351. * Provide dictd-dictionary. Closes: #466216.

    2008-04-12 - Kapil Hari Paranjape <kapil@debian.org> dict-jargon (4.4.4-6.2) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload to fix RC bugs. * Change invocation by "xmlto" of "jargon-text.xsl" in upstream Makefile from "-m" to "-x". (Closes: #470351) * Use "--columns 79" in invocation of dictfmt by debian/rules since upstream Makefile uses 79 as output width. (Closes: #463777)

    2007-09-30 - Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@lucas-nussbaum.net> dict-jargon (4.4.4-6.1) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload to fix RC bugs. * Switch to using invoke-rc.d in postinst and postrm. (Closes: #348263). * Updated debian/jargon-patch using Cyril Brulebois's file to fix FTBFS. (Closes: #423755, #440501).

    2004-03-22 - Robert D. Hilliard <hilliard@debian.org> dict-jargon (4.4.4-5) unstable; urgency=high * Patched jargon.xml to make it validate properly, and to work with current version of xmlif, with invaluable help from Neil Roeth <neil@debian.org>. Thanks, Neill. Closes: #229435.

    2003-11-01 - Robert D. Hilliard <hilliard@debian.org> dict-jargon (4.4.4-4) unstable; urgency=high * Added lynx to Build-Depends-Indep:, and eliminated need for nbreak binary Closes: #214997 (really this time) * Commented out the Makefile target names.xml, and removed binary nbreak. (According to the Makefile, names.xml is "needed for the book version", so it is not needed for this package.)

    2003-10-10 - Robert D. Hilliard <hilliard@debian.org> dict-jargon (4.4.4-3) unstable; urgency=high * Added gawk and python to Build-Depends-Indep: Closes: #214997