I need a french dictionary. At least, it would be nice to have any information on the location where kile stores its spell-checking dictionaries.
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I recently ran out to this problem, and this is how i got non-english language spell check working on Ubuntu 13.10, with Kile 2.1.3
sudo apt-get install aspell
2) Search the right language id from Available Aspell Dictionaries - gnu.org.
sudo apt-get install aspell-ID, where 'ID' should be replaced with the right language id (see link above)
Configure Kile -> Editing -> Spellcheck -> Default language - drop-down menu select the language you just installed.
5) Check the
Automatic spell checking enabled by default tickbox.
OK to save the settings. I had to press
Alt + F7 and move the screen up with arrow keys to see the button.
7) Restart Kile.
myspell spell checkers for Finnish, and they did not have very large volabularies. The best finnish spell checker is
Voikko. To install it, follow these steps:
1) Remove any aspell or myspell libraries with
sudo apt-get remove --purge myspell-fi aspell-fi ifinnish ifinnish-large ifinnish-small
2) Install voikko with
sudo aptitude install openoffice.org-voikko libenchant-voikko tmispell-voikko mozvoikko
3) Follow steps 4 to 7 from the generic instructions (above)
! Please feel free to add the best dictionaries for your language above !
First, you need dictionary files (for example for Spanish you need the following files:
The dictionaries for most languages can be found at LibreOffice Extensions page.
Second, copy files
es_ANY.aff in the directory
/usr/share/hunspell and file
hyph_es_ANY.dic in the directory
Third, in the directory
/usr/share/myspell/dicts create symbolic links to all three files. If you are in the
/usr/share/myspell/dicts directory, the symbolic links can be made with:
sudo ln -s ../../hunspell/es_ANY.dic . sudo ln -s ../../hunspell/es_ANY.aff . sudo ln -s ../../hyphen/hyph_es_ANY.dic .
Finally, restart Kile and select your newly added language from