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Old 09-17-2002, 04:01 AM   #1
doublefailure
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English dictionary on linux.. not on web..


hi..
i really like to have an english dictionary
which pops up when i drag(or do something similar) a word on web browser.

which i guess, will shorten my reading time 10*

has anyone seen a dictionary like this?

thank you

cheers
 
Old 09-17-2002, 12:58 PM   #2
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Hi
Maybe try qtrans it is a frontend to the babylon dictionaries.
There is a mandrake rpm version 1.1-7 or go and get the
source, home page; http://digilander.libero.it/merlim/
You 'll have to get the babylon dictionaries (not the
glossaries) www.babylon.com or get them at
ftp://ftp.ac-grenoble.fr/ge/languages/babylon_dict/
they seem a bit dated tho. Don't forget the main english.dic

But i still prefer the online dict; mainly german-english ( most
online dutch-english are crap or sluggish)
but english-english as well and when i make a typo, it makes
good propositions. It is fast, find it here; http://dict.tu-chemnitz.de/
good luck
 
  


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