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Old 06-16-2004, 03:26 PM   #1
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Question Linux dictionary

In my Windows days, I've been using WordWeb ( which is a handy little dictionary (english to english) that sits in the system tray and does a pretty good job at defining most words. I was wondering if anything like this exists for Linux (maybe a dockapp?), or if online dictionaries are the only option. I did a little searching and couldn't find anything, so I thought I'd see if anyone here has heard of a program like that.

Old 06-16-2004, 03:29 PM   #2
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KDE and GNOME both have an optional dictionary package you can install. I'm still looking for bilingual dictionaries though.
Old 06-16-2004, 05:27 PM   #3
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Bilingual dictionaries aren't a priority for me as I have print versions of the ones I need. Even for Windows I haven't found many great computer English-Spanish-English dictionaries. Where can I get more information on the KDE/Gnome dictionaries?


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