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Old 09-04-2003, 10:40 PM   #1
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need dictionary

I need English to English dictinary software .
where can i find it ?
Old 09-06-2003, 04:58 PM   #2
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What linux are you using?

You can try gnome-dictionary. It came installed with my Redhat 9. It's very simple and easy to use.

The KDE dictionary is called "kdict". The interface is a bit more complex, but I believe it has more or less the same functionality as gnome-dictionary.

Drop a line if you can't get one of those to work...

Old 09-24-2003, 11:00 PM   #3
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thank you but they are online dectionary .
Old 09-25-2003, 10:12 AM   #4
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A good English-English (non-online) dictionary that works with Linux is hard or impossible to find. I wrote to Merriam-Webster about the problem and was told that there just isn't enough demand to make it feasible for them to port their electronic products to Linux.

Maybe someday...


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