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Old 08-12-2005, 06:31 AM   #1
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Unhappy Problem with "dict"

I am facin prob with dictd server on my system.....

It was workin well until i installed new databases like german-english dictionary, devil, foldoc
on the system......

when i tried lookin up a didnt show nethin....was like it was in an infinite loop.....

then i looked at /etc/dictd/dictd.conf and /etc/dictd/dict.conf
i figured out from dict.conf that it was tryin to connect to and not localhost

to my surprise i found out that "dictd" daemon was not running....i tried startin it...but it didnt

so cud neone plzzz help me with this....i am confused
Old 08-12-2005, 06:42 AM   #2
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sudo /etc/init,d/dictd restart/start says:

"Restarting dictionary server: dictdNo dictd found running; none killed.

wat might be the problem ????? :-?
Old 08-13-2005, 09:19 AM   #3
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in settings change to
then try looking up your word ...


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