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Version 2.5
     posted by gray, Sun 28 Jan 2018 04:47:55 PM EET - 0 replies

Version 2.5 of GNU dico is available for download. Main new feature in this release: support for four-column index files in format.

Previous versions of dico supported only three-column ...

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Version 2.4
     posted by gray, Mon 21 Nov 2016 03:18:56 PM EET - 0 replies

Version 2.4 is available for download (on both main GNU FTP and Puszcza FTP). New in this release:

  • dico accepts UNIX socket name as argument to the open command
  • Fix coredump in gcide module
  • Update translations
Version 2.3
     posted by gray, Tue 09 Aug 2016 02:56:13 PM EEST - 0 replies

Version 2.3 is available for download. The Main GNU download site also hosts its copy. Mirrors worldwide are also available.

New in this version:

  • IPv6 support
  • Guile 2.x support
  • New matching strategy: metaphone2 (Double Metaphone phonetic encoding algorithm).
  • Implement info and description for gcide dictionary
  • Fixed bugs in idxgcide
  • Added manpages
Version 2.2
     posted by gray, Sun 04 Mar 2012 05:20:32 PM EET - 0 replies

Version 2.2 is available for download from GNU FTP and Puszcza FTP. Soon it should become available for download from other GNU mirrors. ...

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Version 2.1 available
     posted by gray, Wed 07 Jul 2010 11:08:55 PM EEST - 0 replies

The version 2.1 of GNU Dico is available for download from,, and its mirrors worldwide.

Normalized exit codes

The dicod server uses exit codes from sysexits.h ...

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Version 2.0 available
     posted by gray, Tue 31 Mar 2009 11:09:55 AM EEST - 0 replies

The version 2.0 of GNU Dico is available for download from and

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