does linux have a "did you mean......" component for the command line like Google?
bowbowbow at optushome.com.au
Fri Nov 16 14:11:53 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-11-16 at 01:34 -0500, John Toliver wrote:
> You know how when you type something that may be misspelled and Google
> comes back with "Did you mean this?" spelling properly what you were
> trying to search for. Can I install a package that lets me get to the
> command I am looking for even if I happen to mis a letter? For example
> smbpaswd vs. smbpasswd. Big difference when trying to get the system to
> play nice in a windows network.
Try zsh, it has this feature as well as a host of others. The feature
is called 'Command Correction'.
This site should sell it for you:
Typo correction. How many times have you typed something
like aptg-et or other mangled commands? Well, if I do that
in zsh, I get a message asking: “zsh: correct 'aptg-et' to
'apt-get' [nyae]? “. Magical, isn’t it? This autocorrect also
applies to any parameters or paths or filenames you type.
This one is a good setup guide:
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