Questions about dictionary clients/servers in Ubuntu; or about the gnome-dictionary app.

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Dutch dictionary in Evolution for Ubuntu

I'd like to know how to install a Dutch dictionary in the mail program Evolution for Ubuntu. In Preferences I can see which dictionaries (all English) are installed but not how to add another ...
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Why the Longman dictonary doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04?

I installed the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English 5 on Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit), it's completely installed; but when I want to run it, nothing happens. also in terminal generates this error : ...
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Add new dictionaries to Gnome dictionary?

How to add sources to this dictionary seems simple enough but what is to be written there? It is only in English and I would like to have other dictionaries - see my related question
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How to use freedict dictionaries?

I have installed some dictionaries. What is the application to use ? Gnome dictionary and Artha are also installed but both just give English definitions to English words.
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Is there any dictionary on Ubuntu that comes with built in pronunciation?

I am in badly need of a good off-line dictionary that has pronunciation support. I mean I can hear the pronunciation of the word I search with it's meaning and others. Is there any for Ubuntu?
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Dictionary for 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best dictionary/translator for ubuntu? Is there any dictionary supported by 12.04 which has the feature of word capture by use of few key strokes from my ...
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Is there an offline command-line dictionary?

Is there any command line offline dictionary? I know that there are some like StarDict and Artha but how about one in the command line? Also, I tried dict but it is an online dictionary.
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Free offline translator or dictionary [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an offline dictionary? I work on a computer without internet. I need a translator or dictionary, which can be easily installed without the Internet, and work ...
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Notifications Mode is missing in Artha Dictionary!

I have already installed notify-osd package on Ubuntu 12.04. This is what it says in /.config/artha.conf : [Settings] Version=1.0.2 Accel_Key=65471 Accel_Mods=0 ...
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Translator offline for Ubuntu and free dictionaries, which of them? [closed]

I'm looking for a offline translator for Ubuntu 12.04. I like GoldenDict, but I can't find dictionaries. I have looked for them on Google a lot but I can't find anything. I know about babylon ...
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How to change goldendict system tray icon?

I'm trying to change goldendict system tray icon, and can't find one in system files. I managed however to change launcher icon: it's located in /usr/share/pixmaps/Dictionary-icon.png, but system tray ...
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How can I change Firefox's default dictionary?

It's aboot time I asked this one. Firefox thinks I'm Canadian. I've got absolutely nothing against Canadians and their spelling is a lot better than Americans' but I don't spell specialised with a z. ...
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How to get the Ubuntu-dictionary in Lubuntu?

It seems that Ubuntu-desktop comes with a dictionary. What is that and how to get that In Lubuntu?
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Where can I find dictionaries for Opendict and Goldendict?

Asking about good offline dictionaries in Ubuntu would have created a duplicate of this question which got as answers only Goldendict and Artha. Artha is ok but is limited to English as far as I can ...
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Sync custom dictionary: firefox & libreoffice & ubuntu & MS office in windows

Something I've wanted to do for years is have all custom dictionaries synching so i never have to add the same words ever again. There are some guides for how to sync windows MS office ...
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How can I have audio in Google Dictionary's pop-up bubble?

Can someone show me how to have audio in Google Dictionary? I can double-click on a word and a small bubble would pop up with the definition. But I do not have the pronunciation sound. But if I ...
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Offline dictionary with pronunciation and usages

Which is the best offline dictionary for Ubuntu ? It should be like Cambridge or Oxford dictionaries with pronunciation. The dictionaries, I found did not have enough examples of the sentence in ...
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How to use dict/words?

I need to use the file 'words', but I can't find it. This shows a red file called 'words', which I think is a broken link: ls /usr/share/dict What can I do?
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How to activate or use the dictionary lens? [closed]

I've installed dictionary lens package from Precise PPA. But I don't see a dictionary icon at the bottom of the Dash. I see the package installed in Synaptic, but how to activate or use the ...
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How to change LaTeXilas standard dictionary

I'm using LaTeXila as tex environment and whenever I open a tex file, I have to switch the dictionary for spell checking purposes to en_GB (default dictionary in LaTeXila is de_DE and I'm using the ...
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“Dependency is not satisfiable” error when trying to install ubuntudico

I try to install the ubuntudico dictionary. I found it here. Downloaded the deb from the link provided there. I get an error (similar to the one I posted in a separate question that maybe could be ...
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multilingual dictionary for ubuntu with IPA

I am looking for a multilingual dictionary for ubuntu with these features 1. IPA 2. English 3. Japanese 4. Korean I have found several but none of them have IPA. OS: Ubuntu 11.10
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11.10 spell checking and TeXworks

When I use TeXworks there is no automatic spell checking. If I go Edit -> Spelling, the only option I have is none How can I enable spell checking? Thanks for your help
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Is there a dictionary feature in VIM

I use vim for pretty much all my typing work. I was wondering if there was a feature that would use an offline dictionary and whenever I typed :def Ubuntu It would give me the definition of the ...
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firefox addon “Deutsches Wörterbuch 2.0.2” full of errors [closed]

I'm using the Firefox add-on "Deutsches Wörterbuch 2.0.2" which is based, according to the about-section, on igerman98. It is full of errors of the form Strasse instead of Straße, Grösse instead of ...
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List python class properties [closed]

I would like to get list of Python class properties. So I could make base class with function to get dict with all class properties name and value but without specifying exact properties.
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Spellchecker in LyX: Right dictionary configuration

I have installed LyX 2.0.0 from the Ubuntu 11.10 software center. I am trying to use the spellchecker but it is not working as it is not able to identify any grammatical mistake. Which would be the ...
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What is the best dictionary/translator? [closed]

I want a dictionary or translator that uses or near to Google translation for translating from English to Arabic, vise-versa or between any languages, so What is the best it would be better if this ...
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How do I form a dictionary with words from given files?

How do I extract all words from all files in a given directory in order to make a dictionary? The words must be different from each other(letters in caps are not taken into consideration. For example, ...
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How can I contribute to the LibreOffice dictionary?

I always add words to my LibreOffice dictionary (standard.dic), but I would love to make those words available to other users by contributing to the project's dictionaries. Is there a way LibreOffice ...
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English dictionary in Libreoffice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a LibreOffice Dictionary (Spelling Check, Thesaurus…) Currently, spell check doesn't work when 'English (UK)' is selected in Tools > Language. It ...
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Korean→English dictionary app

Is there a Korean→English dictionary installed on Ubuntu? If there are several ones, which one could be considered the most complete? Something like Gjiten for Japanese→English would be good.
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Under what license can I use /usr/share/dict/words?

There are a few dictionaries on my system, /usr/share/dict/words /usr/share/dict/american-english /usr/share/dict/british-english /usr/share/dict/ngerman ... and so on. How are these files ...
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How to use American English spelling dictionary in Firefox?

My Firefox spellchecker was complaining this morning that I spelled 'neighbor' in the American English style, not the British English style ('neighbour'). Same is true for color (colour), analyze ...
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How to show GoldenDict in system tray?

I have just installed GoldenDict on Ubuntu 11.04, but the system tray icon is missing. Is there any way to show the GoldenDict system tray on Ubuntu 11.04? I have tried to 'whitelist' it via ...
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Is there an offline dictionary?

Are there any off-line dictionaries available?
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Why doesn't Ubuntu know the word 'Ubuntu'?

It seems odd that I have to teach Ubuntu the word 'Ubuntu'. Why doesn't it know itself. Are there any plans to fix this? It's been like this for as long as I can remember. I'm currently on 10.10. ...
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Adding dictionaries to GoldenDict

I have GoldenDict installed in my Ubuntu 10.10. I am downloading A Spanish-English Dictionary in order to add it into the dictionary database of GoldenDict. Once I add a path to search for the ...
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Can I make OpenOffice.org recognize automatically the language I am writing in?

I use to write a lot in many different languages, and I frequently use spelling checkers to correct my texts. But switching the settings manually each time is a loss of time. In Firefox I have a very ...
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Where is Kile's dictionary?

I've accidentally added 'itterative' to Kile's dictionary (right click on the wrong button). Now I'd like to remove 'itterative' from the list of correct words but I can't locate the dictionary ...
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How can I use the dictionary application in my language?

I want to use the Dictionary app (Applications>Office>Dictionary) bundled with Ubuntu in my own language, Portuguese (Portugal). In the application preferences I've the option to add alternative ...
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How to remove all that country-specific dictionaries (like En_AU, En_CA, de_CH, etc)?

After I've installed some language packs and spell checking dictionaries (I'd like to use with Firefox and OpenOffice) I've got tons of language variations installed. This makes very inconvenient to ...