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 +===== Aiksaurus: The Thesaurus for the Command Line =====
 +by Rill
 +Aiksaurus is a command line thesaurus. Aiksaurus produces a list of words. The words are grouped together by type in alphabetical order. The groups will be shown with a heading preceded and followed by equal "​="​ signs. If a word cannot be found, a list of words which alphabetically precede and follow the word you specified are given.
 +==== Installation ====
 +Aiksaurus is not installed by default on Vinux. To install it:
 +  - Open a terminal: "​Ctrl+Alt+t"​.
 +  - Type the following two commands. Enter your user password when prompted.
 +  - <​code>​
 +sudo apt-get update
 +sudo apt-get install aiksaurus
 +  - Enter "​y"​ for yes, when prompted to proceed.
 +==== An Example ====
 +Here's an example. Let's choose the word "​star"​.
 +  * Type:<​code>​
 +aiksaurus star
 +  * Here's the output I received from this command.<​code>​
 +   === superstar ================
 +diva, headliner, hero, heroine, lead, leading lady, prima ballerina, prima donna, principal, protagonist,​ singer, star, superstar
 +=== sun ======================
 +candle, fire, flame, glim, illuminant, lamp, lantern, light bulb, match, moon, star, sun, taper, torch
 +=== come out =================
 +appear, barnstorm, come out, debouch, emote, emotionalize,​ mime, pantomime, patter, sketch, star, steal the show, stooge, troupe, upstage
 +=== pip ======================
 +badge, beam, chevron, epaulet, hash mark, oak leaf, patch, pip, spread eagle, star, stripe
 +=== victor ===================
 +champ, champion, comer, conqueror, first, hero, laureate, master, paragon, star, subduer, success, top dog, vanquisher, victor, winner