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dico - a DICT client


dico [-mDSHIqatvh] [-p SERVICE] [-d NAME] [-s NAME] [-i DBNAME] [-u NAME] [-k STRING] [-c
STRING] [--host=SERVER] [--port=SERVICE] [--database=NAME] [--source=ADDR] [--match]
[--strategy=NAME] [--levdist, --levenshtein-distance=N]fR [--dbs] [--strategies]
[--serverhelp] [--info=DBNAME] [--serverinfo] [--quiet] [--noauth] [--sasl] [--nosasl]
[--user=NAME] [--key, --passwordfR=STRING]fR [--autologin=NAME] [--client=STRING]
[--transcript] [--verbose] [--time-stamp] [--source-info] [--help] [--usage] [--version]


dico is an RFC 2229 compliant dictionary client.


Server selection
Connect to this server.

-p, --port=SERVICE
Specify port to connect to.

-d, --database=NAME
Select a database to search.

Set a source address for TCP connections.

Operation modes
-m, --match
Match instead of define.

-s, --strategy=NAME
Select a strategy for matching. Implies --match.

--levdist, --levenshtein-distance=N
Set maximum Levenshtein distance to N.

-D, --dbs
Show available databases.

-S, --strategies
Show available search strategies.

-H, --serverhelp
show server help.

-i, --info=DBNAME
Show information about database DBNAME.

-I, --serverinfo
Show information about the server.

-q, --quiet
Do not print the normal dico welcome.

-a, --noauth
Disable authentication.

--sasl Enable SASL authentication (default).

Disable SASL authentication.

-u, --user=NAME
Set user name for authentication.

-k, --key, --password=STRING
Set shared secret for authentication.

Set the name of autologin file to use.

-c, --client=STRING
Additional text for client command.

-t, --transcript
Enable session transcript.

-v, --verbose
Increase debugging verbosity level.

Include time stamp in the debugging output.

Include source line information in the debugging output.

Other options
-h, --help
Give this help list

Give a short usage message

Print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any
corresponding short options.


Report bugs to <[email protected]>.


Copyright © 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Sergey Poznyakoff License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or
later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY,
to the extent permitted by law.

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