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there is also the debian package "[[jargon]]"
there is also the debian package "[[jargon]]"
List the entries in jargon file: <tt>grep ^: /usr/share/vh/jargon.txt | cut -d : -f2</tt>
Count them: <tt>grep ^: /usr/share/vh/jargon.txt | wc -l</tt> -> 2307

Revision as of 16:18, 10 November 2007

the [in]famous HackerSlang dictionary

The Jargon File is in the public domain, to be freely used, shared, and modified.





Jargon File on Debian:

apt-get install jargon-text vh & vh jargon
vh: Description: Volks-hypertext browser

Designed for use with the Jargon File but useful for lexicons in general (lighter-weight than WWW, fast search).

jargon-text: Description: The definitive compendium of hacker slang

This is the Jargon File, a comprehensive compendium of hacker slang
illuminating many aspects of hackish tradition, folklore, and humor.
This version is in the original text format and is best viewed with
Volks-hypertext browser (vh), but can be viewed without it.

there is also the debian package "jargon"

List the entries in jargon file: grep ^: /usr/share/vh/jargon.txt | cut -d : -f2 Count them: grep ^: /usr/share/vh/jargon.txt | wc -l -> 2307

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