dict-vera - Dictionary of computer related acronyms -- dict format

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name: dict-vera
Package version: 1.22
Package release: 1
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 393 B
Download size: 272.60 KB
Official Mirror: archive.ubuntu.com
The free version of V.E.R.A. - Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms - is a comprehensive dictionary of computer related acronyms with more than 11800 entries. This package contains the dictionary formatted for use by the dictionary server in the dictd package. Note that this version is usually older than the one that is run on the V.E.R.A. homepage.




  • dictd-dictionary


    Binary package: dict-vera_1.22-1_all.deb
    Source package: vera

    Install Howto

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


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


    2015-02-17 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org> vera (1.22-1) unstable; urgency=medium [ Ryan Kavanagh ] * Imported Upstream version 1.22 * Fix watch file * Bump standards version to 3.9.6 [ Chris Lamb ] * Make builds reproducible (Closes: #776367)

    2014-05-31 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org> vera (1.21-1) unstable; urgency=medium * New upstream release * Bump standards version, no changes required

    2013-10-14 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org> vera (1.20-1) unstable; urgency=low * New maintainer (Closes: #659056) * New upstream release * Bump standards version to 3.9.4 * Bump debhelper version to >= 8 and compat level to 8 * Added Vcs-Git/Vcs-Browser tags * Update Homepage field * Update long description * Clean up packaging: + Upstream provides its own README, don't provide a second copy of it + Drop old debian/TODO file + Delete upstream changelog from debian/ directory + Drop To-build file documenting how to build a package * Rewrote / completed the copyright file * Switch to source format 3.0 (quilt) * Switch to a modern dh style rules * Fix makeinfo errors due to lacking menu entries (Closes: #713307), 01_texinfo_node_menu.diff * Add a dircategory and a direntry to the info file, 02_direntry.diff * Upstream changelog gets automatically extracted from info file; requires new arch-independent build-dep on info

    2013-01-26 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org> vera (1.17-6) unstable; urgency=low * QA upload. [ Sven Joachim ] * Drop duplicate Section/Priority. * Add missing ${misc:Depends}. * Drop base-files dependency. [ Andreas Beckmann ] * Set maintainer to Debian QA Group. (See: #659056) * Rebuild against current debhelper for trigger support. (Closes: #689774)

    2008-08-17 - Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> vera (1.17-5) unstable; urgency=low * Restore epoch for dict-vera package.

    2008-08-12 - Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> vera (1.17-4) unstable; urgency=low * Use debhelper 7 for packaging. * Add dircategory and direntry to vera.texi so that dh_installinfo can work. * Ship md5sums. * Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.0, no changes needed.

    2008-04-24 - Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> vera (1.17-3) unstable; urgency=low * New maintainer (Closes: #461567). * Add BAARF description, thanks to Branden Robinson (Closes: #382881). * Fix CAPTCHA description, thanks to Gerfried Fuchs (Closes: #445015). * Fix DAV description, thanks to Justin Pryzby (Closes: #451390). * Fix POE description, thanks to Peter Palfrader (Closes: #387009). * Provide dictd-dictionary in dict-vera, thanks to Tatsuya Kinoshita (Closes: #466219). * Depend on base-files (>= 4.0.0), since that is the first version which contains the GFDL. * Add debian/watch file. * Add Homepage field to debian/control. * Rework and unify the package descriptions and remove useless paragraph about dictd being needed; dict-vera depends on it anyway. * Don't call install-info unconditionally in vera maintainer scripts. * Ensure that /usr/share/doc/dict-vera/dict-vera.changelog-old.gz is actually a gzipped file. * Drop alternate build dependency on ancient dictd versions. * Clean up debian/rules and debian/copyright a bit. * Delete trailing whitespace from debian/changelog and debian/dict-vera/changelog. * Remove version control files and the redundant GFDL copy from the Debian diff.

    2008-02-15 - Christoph Berg <myon@debian.org> vera (1.17-2) unstable; urgency=low * QA upload orphaning the package. * Bumping Standards-Version. * Make package actually buildable by not hardcoding the version in debian/rules. * Refer to /usr/share/common-licenses/GFDL and Depend on base-files (>> 4). Also, no longer install a private GFDL (1.1) copy.