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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 <>.


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


       The  full documentation for dico is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and dico-
       doc programs are properly installed at your site, the command

              info dico

       should give you access to the complete manual.


       dico was written by Sergey Poznyakoff <>.

       This   manual   page    was    written    by    أحمد    المحمودي    (Ahmed    El-Mahmoudy)
       <>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).