This post was written for Debian and should work with any Linux flavour: Ubuntu, Linux Mint, ArchLinux, etc. I didn’t test MacOS but it should be supported too.
1. Install aspell
Here with the english dictionnary:
sudo apt install aspell aspell-en
A list of available dictionnaries can be found on gnu.org
2. Open a terminal
3. Navigate to the root of your project
4. Run the following command:
grep -rlP 'title:' content/ | xargs -o -n1 sh -c 'aspell check "$@" --master=en_US --lang=en_US --sug-mode=slow -x --mode=markdown < /dev/tty' whatever
(You may want to adjust
5. Browse the suggestions and apply with a single keystroke
Shortcuts and suggestions are shown at the bottom of the screen:
There’s one single tiny drawback: when a file is closed, the next one is automatically opened, until the end of the list. I didn’t find a way to exit this loop whitout force quit the terminal.
But I’m fine with it so far: the files are written right after an update, so the modifications are not lost even when force exiting.