How to set default spell checker?

Tres Finocchiaro tres.finocchiaro at
Tue Dec 10 12:00:37 EST 2013

>From my research, I cannot find any (reliable) instance of the switchspell
plugin precompiled for Fedora Core 19.

As you've probably read, the issue seems to stem from the switchspell not
being maintained in newer versions of the plugin pack (this is what I
gathered from the Ubuntu bug reports at least).

When you installed the plugin pack, did you do so via yum or via rpm search?

I'm sorry I can't be of more help.  This seems to be a fairly common


- Tres.Finocchiaro at

On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 11:20 AM, Ladislav Nesnera <nesnera at> wrote:

>  Hi,
> I want to set different default spell checker than my GUI language is.
> I can do it by right mouse menu but it's stupid - this settings is doesn't
> preserve and I must switch it every time.
> LANG=.. changes GUI language too
> switchspell does not exist -
> I installed  purple-plugin_pack-2.6.3-6.fc19.x86_64 manually but without
> effect. I used it in the past but it's not what I exactly need. I want to
> change default spell checker not to set/change it for everyone explicitly.
> Configuration:
> Linux 3.11.9-200.fc19.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Nov 20 21:22:24 UTC 2013 x86_64
> x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> Pidgin 2.10.7-3.fc19 (libpurple 2.10.7)
> Thank for advice.
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