does linux have a "did you mean......" component for the command line like Google?
Ulf.Rompe at icem.com
Fri Nov 16 09:31:15 GMT 2007
Am Freitag, den 16.11.2007, 01:34 -0500 schrieb John Toliver:
> Can I install a package that lets me get to the
> command I am looking for even if I happen to mis a letter?
Like in "mis"? ;-)
If you don't need to use bash, you may want to try tcsh. It has a built
in spell checker that you can activate in .cshrc. I once thought it was
a good idea and used it several years ago, but soon it annoyed me to no
With bash, you may be able to get that feature by hooking some program
into /etc/bash_command_not_found, but I'm not sure if there is a tiny
tool that you can use out of the box. Hey, wait - there is tcsh! If you
configure your .cshrc or .tcshrc to do autocorrection and then use
tcsh -c "$1" || return 127
in /etc/bash_command_not_found - yes, that might work, no matter how
sick it looks. :-)
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