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[Bug 1472890] Re: Enchant can't find en_US dictionary.


I forgot the obligatory environment info:

$ apt-cache showpkg libenchant1c2a
[...] 1.6.0-10ubuntu1 [...]

$ enchant -v
@(#) International Ispell Version 3.1.20 (but really Enchant 1.6.0)

$ lsb_release -d
Description:	Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

$ geany --version
geany 1.24.1 (built on 2014-05-20 with GTK 2.24.23, GLib 2.40.0)

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  Enchant can't find en_US dictionary.

Status in enchant package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  When I start geany (which uses libenchant), I get the following message in a dialog window:
      "The Enchant library couldn't be initialized (unknown error (maybe the chosen language is not available))."
  So I try to install enchant (a CLI interface to libenchant)
      $ sudo apt-get install enchant
      # no problems
      $ enchant -l < IF\ FOUND.txt 
      Couldn't create a dictionary for en_US.UTF-8

  I looked around and couldn't find a missing dictionary I needed to
  install. I checked, and the problem recurs on a brand new LiveCD run.
  Any ideas on how to get enchant working again?

  It started about April, maybe when the 14.04.2 release came out (I'm
  still running 14.04.0, but with some upgraded packages). Sorry I
  didn't report it sooner.

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