dictd - DICT protocol (RFC 2229) server and command-line client

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository Psychotic Ninja Testing x86_64
Package name dictd
Package version 1.12.0
Package release 8.el6.psychotic
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 355.97 KB
Download size 124.02 KB
Official Mirror packages.psychotic.ninja
Command-line client for the DICT protocol.  The Dictionary Server
Protocol (DICT) is a TCP transaction based query/response protocol that
allows a client to access dictionary definitions from a set of natural
language dictionary databases.


Package Version Architecture Repository
dictd-1.12.1-20.el6.x86_64.rpm 1.12.1 x86_64 EPEL
dictd-1.12.1-20.el6.i686.rpm 1.12.1 i686 EPEL
dictd-1.12.1-13.el6.psychotic.i386.rpm 1.12.1 i386 Psychotic Ninja Testing
dictd-1.12.1-13.el6.psychotic.x86_64.rpm 1.12.1 x86_64 Psychotic Ninja Testing
dictd-1.12.1-10.el6.psychotic.i386.rpm 1.12.1 i386 Psychotic Ninja Testing
dictd-1.12.1-10.el6.psychotic.x86_64.rpm 1.12.1 x86_64 Psychotic Ninja Testing
dictd-1.12.0-8.el6.psychotic.i386.rpm 1.12.0 i386 Psychotic Ninja Testing
dictd-1.11.0-5.el6.i686.rpm 1.11.0 i686 NauLinux School
dictd-1.11.0-5.el6.x86_64.rpm 1.11.0 x86_64 NauLinux School
dictd - - -


Name Value
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4)(64bit) -
libm.so.6()(64bit) -
libz.so.1()(64bit) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
dictd = 1.12.0-8.el6.psychotic
dictd(x86-64) = 1.12.0-8.el6.psychotic


Type URL
Binary Package dictd-1.12.0-8.el6.psychotic.x86_64.rpm
Source Package dictd-1.12.0-8.el6.psychotic.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Download latest psychotic-release rpm from
  2. Install psychotic-release rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh psychotic-release*rpm
  3. Install dictd rpm package:
    # yum --enablerepo=psychotic-testing install dictd




2015-01-26 - Psychotic Build System <builder@psychotic.ninja> - 1.12.0-7
- Conditionalized use of sysvinit/upstart and systemd
2015-01-26 - Psychotic Build System <builder@psychotic.ninja> - 1.12.0-6
- Initial build for Psychotic Ninja
2013-02-13 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.12.0-5
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_19_Mass_Rebuild
2012-07-18 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.12.0-4
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_18_Mass_Rebuild
2012-02-14 - Jon Ciesla <limburgher@gmail.com> - 1.12.0-3
- Migrate to systemd, BZ 772085.
2012-01-13 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.12.0-2
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_17_Mass_Rebuild
2011-07-04 - Karsten Hopp <karsten@redhat.com> 1.12.0-1
- update to version 1.12.0
- split into server and client packages
- add most of Oron Peled's <oron@actcom.co.il> changes from 
- The daemon now runs as 'dictd' user. This user is added/remove
during install/uninstall.
- Create and own a default configuration file
- By default listen only on (secure by default)
- Default directory for dictionaries (datadir) is
now /usr/share/dict/dictd and not /usr/share
- Add the examples directory to the documentation
2011-02-08 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.11.0-6
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_15_Mass_Rebuild
2009-07-24 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.11.0-5
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_Mass_Rebuild
2009-02-24 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.11.0-4
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_11_Mass_Rebuild

See Also

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