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Linux Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition by Daniel J. Barrett

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Spell Checking

look

Look up the spelling of a word quickly.

aspell

Interactive spelling checker.

spell

Batch spelling checker.

Linux has several spellcheckers built in. If you’re accustomed to graphical spellcheckers, you might find Linux’s text-based ones fairly primitive, but they can be used in pipelines, which is quite powerful.

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