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the [in]famous HackerSlang dictionary
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the [in]famous [[HackerSlang]] dictionary
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The Jargon File is in the [[public domain]], to be freely used, shared, and modified.
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* http://www.catb.org/~esr/jargon/ (Official Page)
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http://www.catb.org/esr/jargon/html/index.html
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http://s23.org/seti23/jargon.htm
   
 
http://info.astrian.net/jargon/
 
http://info.astrian.net/jargon/
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http://www.science.uva.nl/~mes/jargon/
 
http://www.science.uva.nl/~mes/jargon/
   
http://seti23.org/jargon.htm
 
   
http://www.catb.org/esr/jargon/html/index.html
 
   
on [[Debian]]:
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=== Jargon File on [[Debian]]: ===
   
apt-get install jargon-text vh & vh jargon
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apt-get install jargon-text vh & vh jargon
   
vh: Description: Volks-hypertext browser
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[[vh]]: Description: Volks-hypertext browser
   
 
Designed for use with the Jargon File but useful for lexicons in general (lighter-weight than WWW, fast search).
 
Designed for use with the Jargon File but useful for lexicons in general (lighter-weight than WWW, fast search).
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Volks-hypertext browser (vh), but can be viewed without it.
 
Volks-hypertext browser (vh), but can be viewed without it.
   
there is also the package "jargon"
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there is also the debian package "[[jargon]]"
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=== How many entries are in the jargon file? ===
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List the entries in jargon file: <tt>grep ^: /usr/share/vh/jargon.txt | cut -d : -f2</tt>
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Count them: <tt>grep ^: /usr/share/vh/jargon.txt | wc -l</tt> -> 2307
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=== Extension here on the wiki ===
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You can insert jargon file entries on Wiki pages here ,by using the <nowiki><jargon></nowiki> tag. either just <nowiki><jargon /></nowiki> to use the current page title or <nowiki><jargon>something</jargon></nowiki> anywhere. See [[JargonExtension]]
   
 
[[Category:Computer]]
 
[[Category:Computer]]

Latest revision as of 16:26, 10 November 2007

the [in]famous HackerSlang dictionary

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

http://www.catb.org/esr/jargon/html/index.html

http://s23.org/seti23/jargon.htm

http://info.astrian.net/jargon/

http://www.science.uva.nl/~mes/jargon/


Jargon File on Debian:[edit]

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"

How many entries are in the jargon file?[edit]

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

Extension here on the wiki[edit]

You can insert jargon file entries on Wiki pages here ,by using the <jargon> tag. either just <jargon /> to use the current page title or <jargon>something</jargon> anywhere. See JargonExtension

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