Emacs spell checking (aspell) in Arch Linux

by krisrowland

I just tried to use the flyspell module in emacs for the first time after my new Arch Linux install. I got this error message:
Error: No word lists can be found for the language “en_US”

It turns out that my aspell-en package had either not been installed or was uninstalled at some stage. Re-installing it with:
sudo pacman -S aspell-en
fixed it 🙂

Thanks to http://community.livejournal.com/emacs/11730.html