Hunspell offering Hebrew by default

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Sat Dec 3 07:12:41 GMT 2011

Steven Sroka wrote:
> Why does Hunspell install the Hebrew dictionary by default? I'm
> running Chakra and I noticed that I had the option in System
> Settings->Locale->Spell Checker to use Hebrew even though I couldn't
> find a Hebrew package installed. Later I found out that the main
> Hunspell package offered the Hebrew dictionary.

I suspect that the Hebrew dictionary you're seeing is probably not from 
Hunspell, but from Hspell, which is Hebrew-specific. Hunspell does have a 
Hebrew dictionary available, but it is not installed by default.

        Kevin Kofler

More information about the kde-core-devel mailing list