diction - Utilities to help with style and diction (English and German)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name diction
Package version 1.11
Package release 1build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 232 B
Download size 47.59 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
This is a free implementation of two Unix commands, style and diction.
They may help you improve your writing.  English and German rules are
Home Page: http://www.gnu.org/software/diction/diction.html


Package Version Architecture Repository
diction_1.11-1build1_i386.deb 1.11 i386 Ubuntu Universe
diction - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package diction_1.11-1build1_amd64.deb
Source Package diction

Install Howto

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




2018-04-03 - Balint Reczey <rbalint@ubuntu.com>
diction (1.11-1build1) bionic; urgency=high
* No change rebuild to pick up -fPIE compiler default
2014-04-14 - Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org>
diction (1.11-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Fix FTBFS on various architectures due to outdated config.*
(Closes: #727357).
* Fix bad memory access errors. (Closes: #646749)
* Ignore sentences with less than 2 characters. (Closes: #406582)
* Avoid dying with a single-letter sentence followed by elipses.
(Closes: #477748)
2006-08-21 - Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org>
diction (1.10~rc4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2006-08-21 - Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org>
diction (1.09-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2006-08-15 - Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org>
diction (1.02-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Acknowledge NMU by Joey Hess.
* Apply patch to diction rules by Justin B. Rye. (Closes: #318245)
* Remove the 'unwise' and 'wise' advice, which just seems weird.
(Closes: #310523)
* Apply various changes to the 'style' man page suggested by A. Costa.
(Closes: #184711)
* Bump to standards-version 3.7.2 and adapt for debhelper 4.
* Convert man page to utf-8.
2006-01-10 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
diction (1.02-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Rebuilt with current debhelper to complete /usr/doc transition.
Closes: #322781
* Apply man page typo fix patch from A Costa. Closes: #310350
2002-04-30 - Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org>
diction (1.02-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Added home page to control file.
2000-09-16 - Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org>
diction (0.9-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Properly build diction with the correct paths in the binary
(/usr instead of {prefix}).  (Closes: #71530)
* Updated to Standards-Version by adding build dependencies.
2000-08-06 - Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org>
diction (0.9-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Fix lintian bugs.
1999-09-06 - Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org>
diction (0.8-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Now in full FHS compliance; upgraded to Standards-Version
* Uses symlinks in accordance with tech ctte. decision, as implemented
by debhelper 2.0.40.
* NEWS is now installed as the upstream changelog.

See Also

Package Description
dictionary-el_1.10-3_all.deb dictionary client for Emacs
dictionaryreader.app_0+20080616+dfsg-2build7_amd64.deb Dict client for GNUstep
didiwiki_0.5-13_amd64.deb simple wiki implementation with built-in webserver
dieharder_3.31.1-7build1_amd64.deb Random-number generator test front-end
dietlibc-dev_0.34~cvs20160606-7_amd64.deb diet libc - a libc optimized for small size
dietlibc-doc_0.34~cvs20160606-7_all.deb diet libc documentation - a libc optimized for small size
diffmon_20020222-2.6_all.deb Tool for reporting changes in system configuration
diffoscope_93ubuntu1_all.deb in-depth comparison of files, archives, and directories
diffpdf_2.1.3-1.2_amd64.deb compare two PDF files textually or visually
diffuse_0.4.8-3_all.deb graphical tool for merging and comparing text files
digikam-data_5.6.0-0ubuntu10_all.deb digiKam architecture-independant data
digikam-doc_5.6.0-0ubuntu10_all.deb handbook for digiKam
digikam-private-libs_5.6.0-0ubuntu10_amd64.deb private libraries for digiKam and kipi plugins
digikam_5.6.0-0ubuntu10_amd64.deb digital photo management application for KDE
digitemp_3.7.1-2build1_amd64.deb read temperature sensors in a 1-Wire net