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Old 08-26-2005, 03:46 PM   #1
metalinx
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I am looking for the BEST single-click dictionary


I have used Babylon on Windows. I found Babytrans on Gnome, but it's inconvenience ( i must select texts first, and in some applications i can't select them ), and ( original )Stardict it's very bad with its hot-key "ENTER" (some programs or buttons are activated)

Could you show me some good applications ? Thanks!
 
Old 08-26-2005, 03:57 PM   #2
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Hi, not much of a clicker here: "aspell -c <file>"
 
Old 08-26-2005, 05:01 PM   #3
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aspell, it's a spell checker, isn't it?
Thanks, but jdictd or another better than it as a dictionary.
 
Old 09-03-2005, 12:57 PM   #4
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ding is a very nice dictionary lookup program. It comes with a very large English-German dictionary, but you can replace that. It has a mode where it automatically translates your selection when you activate the window.

Hope I could help,
mschutte
 
Old 09-03-2005, 02:47 PM   #5
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Hi, mschutte!

I have just downloaded "Ding". But it has only E-G, and German-Spanish dictionaries. Although, you helped me a lot. Thanks!

Last edited by metalinx; 09-03-2005 at 06:30 PM.
 
Old 01-13-2006, 08:52 AM   #6
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Hi metalinx.
Sorry for the late post.
I'm trying to install babytrans on gnome (Ubuntu 5.10, kernel 2.6.14).
Due you have a succesfully installation,
please could you point to me out how to do that.
I am very confused, because really the translator is installed on my linux box, but i can't run it.
Well explained: i have installed babytrans with apt-get install,
download the dic files on /usr/local/lib/babytrans (and also in /usr/lib/babytrans, because i don't have well understanded where the bin file baby trans for dictionaries search to.. ), but when i run the program, i don't see anything. The program exits immediately, without any good or bad message .

You can help me?

thank you very much

malcom80
 
  


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