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I've got Wikipedia's offline database in .xml.bz2 format. There is also a software WikiTaxi to browse through it. But the problem is WikiTaxi is a Windows only software.

Is there any similar software that works on Ubuntu/Linux.

Please don't suggest me about Wine.

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Kiwix is an offline reader for Web content. It's especially intended to make Wikipedia available offline (see features). This is done by reading the content of the project stored in a file format ZIM, a high compressed open format with additional meta-data.

Kiwix is a free software (GPL3), that means you can freely copy, modify and spread it.1

Click here to Download Kiwix.


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@Santosh If this answered your question, you may mark this answer as accepted –  Mitch Aug 4 '12 at 11:25

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