look: A spellchecker at the command line

Here’s a quick and easy tool. look is part of util-linux, and does little more than show possible variations on portions of words.

It’s probably easier to show than explain.

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You can pick a dictionary file as a flag, and both cracklib and words make good options.

Best I can tell, that’s all look does. But like so many other things, how you use it is a lot more important than what it does.

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