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

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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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Unity Wikipedia-Like Wiktionary Lens [closed]

Hey guys I tried to create a Wiktionary Lens using this template, apparently it isn't as easy as I thought i would be. ...
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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 ...