myspell-fr - French dictionary for myspell (Hydro-Quebec version)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename myspell-fr_1.4-27_all.deb
Package name myspell-fr
Package version 1.4
Package release 27
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category universe/text
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 165.64 KB
Installed size 802.00 KB
This is a French dictionary, to be used with myspell,
version 3.1.04 and following. The dictionary contains roughly
50,000 roots, which expand to about 220,000 words.
This is the Martin Boyer and Hydro-Quebec version.
You may prefer to use the GUTenberg version installed by the
myspell-fr-gut package.


Package Version Architecture Repository
myspell-fr_1.4-27_all.deb 1.4 all Ubuntu Universe
myspell-fr - - -


Name Value
dictionaries-common >= 1.10


Name Value
hunspell-dictionary -
hunspell-dictionary-fr -
myspell-dictionary -
myspell-dictionary-fr -


Name Value
myspell-fr-fr -
myspell-fr-gut - -


Type URL
Binary Package myspell-fr_1.4-27_all.deb
Source Package ifrench

Install Howto

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




2014-10-23 - Ryan Kavanagh <>
ifrench (1.4-27) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Ryan Kavanagh ]
* New maintainer (Closes: #521391)
* Make Vcs-* fields canonical
* Bump standards version to 3.9.6
* Don't timestamp french.mwl.gz ; we want builds to be reproducible
* Added empty watch file describing the lack of upstream to convince lintian
to stop complaining
* Override package-contains-broken-symlink for hash files: targets are
created at install time
* Switch to Debian source format 3.0 (quilt). Factored the inline patch
+ 01_ISO-8859.diff: re-encoding from ifrench (1.4-18)
+ 02_Makefile.diff: General Makefile hygiene
* Add a gbp.conf to make using git-buildpackage easier
[ Mario Lang ]
* Fix Vcs-* URL in debian/control.
2011-03-29 - Robert Luberda <>
ifrench (1.4-26) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload for rebuilding with new ispell.
* Make ifrench package architecture-independent, use ispell-autobuildhash
at package install time to generate ispell hash.
* info-ispell: add Auto-Compat field (requires recent version of
* Set debian/source/format to 1.0.
* Provide info-hunspell file for installdeb-hunspell.
* debian/rules:
+ don't call buildhash command, install munched word list instead;
+ remove configure target, it does nothing;
+ francais.dico is a generated file, but still provided by upstream,
save the upstream version in build, restore it in clean target;
+ use --srcdir option of installdeb-myspell to actually install the
fr.{dic,aff} files together with symlinks;
+ call installdeb-hunspell;
+ use ispellaff2myspell instead of for generating the aff
file for myspell;
+ switch to tiny debhelper rules file format.
* debian/control:
+ bump build-dependency on ispell to >= 3.3.02;
+ bump (build-)dependency on dictionaries-common(-dev) to >= 1.10.6~;
+ bump build-dependency on debhelper to >= 8;
+ add hunspell-tools as an alternate build-dependency to myspell-tools;
+ bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1;
+ remove ancient versioned conflicts with;
+ remove alternate dependency on;
+ sort dependency fields with wrap-and-sort from ubuntu-dev-tools;
+ move most build-depends into build-depends-indep;
+ make myspell-fr to provide hunspell-dictionary packages;
+ drop articles from descriptions (lintian).
* debian/compat: bump debhelper compatibility level to v8.
* Fix spelling typo in README.Debian (lintian).
2009-09-19 - Rene Engelhard <>
ifrench (1.4-25) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload
* move dict to /usr/share/hunspell and add compatibility symlinks
(closes: #541946)
* depend on ${misc:Depends}, remove hardcoded debconf dep 
2009-03-27 - Rene Engelhard <>
ifrench (1.4-24) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload
* add symlinks fr_*.{dic,aff} -> fr.{dic,aff} (closes: #517785)
2009-03-27 - Francois Marier <>
ifrench (1.4-23) unstable; urgency=low
* Orphaning this package
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.1
* Bump debhelper compatibility to 7
* debian/rules: make use of dh_prep
2008-02-24 - Francois Marier <>
ifrench (1.4-22) unstable; urgency=low
* Compress using bzip2
* Install this dictionary for fr_CH and fr_LU as well (LP#139570)
2008-02-07 - Francois Marier <>
ifrench (1.4-21) unstable; urgency=low
* Adopt this package (closes: #464325)
* Acknowledge NMU (closes: #426539)
* Added LISEZMOI to the docs, after transcoding it to UTF-8
* Remove watch file since the original site doesn't exist anymore
* Cleanup and clarify debian/copyright: there is no more upstream
developer (closes: #406414)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.7.3 and debhelper compatibility to 6
* Add a dependency on debconf
* Move the emacs file to doc/examples
* Mention the git collab-maint repository in debian/control

See Also

Package Description
myspell-gd_0.50-13_all.deb Scots Gaelic dictionary for myspell
myspell-he_1.4-3_all.deb Hebrew dictionary for myspell
myspell-hr_6.2.0-1_all.deb Croatian dictionary for hunspell - dummy transitional package
myspell-hu_1.6.1-2_all.deb Hungarian dictionary for myspell
myspell-lv_1.3.0-5_all.deb transitional package
myspell-nb_2.2-4_all.deb Norwegian Bokmål dictionary for myspell
myspell-nn_2.2-4_all.deb Norwegian Nynorsk dictionary for myspell
myspell-pl_6.2.0-1_all.deb Polish dictionary for hunspell - dummy transitional package
myspell-pt-br_20131030-12_all.deb transitional dummy package
myspell-pt-pt_20091013-16_all.deb transitional dummy package
myspell-pt_20091013-16_all.deb Portuguese dictionaries for Hunspell
myspell-ru_0.99g5-23_all.deb transitional dummy package
myspell-sk_0.5.5a-2.3fakesync1_all.deb Slovak dictionary for myspell
myspell-sq_1.6.4-1_all.deb Albanian dictionary for myspell
myspell-sv-se_6.2.0-1_all.deb Swedish dictionary for hunspell - dummy transitional package