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

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How can I add text-to-speech to GoldenDict?

How can I add a text to speech service or any other similar services to GoldenDict for offline use? I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to learn how to pronounce English words I don't know.
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How to install Oxford Advanced Learners' 8 in ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit

I have bought Oxford Advanced Learners' 8 which come along with installation CD. In the cd they have linux installation option. But i can't install that in my ubuntu. When i run setup.sh from my ...
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Offline Dictionary Extension to run in background

I would like to have a dictionary for offline use and which will be running in background. And when I select a word anywhere like in pdf, or in document, and it should pop-up or when I select the word ...
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File cracklib_dict.pwd not found when creating a new user or changing his password

I have created new users and changed his/her password lots of times on Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Desktop, Server, Live... etc. But, since a few weeks ago (I think it is due to the last system ...
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how to use dictd as an offline dictionary in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed dictd from ubuntu software center in my ubuntu 14.04. I want to use it as an offline dictionary but can't find its application by pressing the superkey. Please help
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Is there a hindi to hindi dictionary?

I want a Hindi - Hindi dictionary app for my ubuntu 14.04 lts. If there is one, please tell me about one. thank you.
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Google Dictionary in Ubuntu

Is it possible to install Google Dictionary Extension / Plugin in Entire Ubuntu OS as well as in Mozilla? Here is an example extension for Google Dictionary for the Chrome web browser.
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Problem adding spellcheck dictionary to firefox

I've tried to install Finnish dictionary to the Firefox several times by right clicking text area and choosing Languages -> Add Dictionaries. However, every time I restart Firefox, Finnish is not ...
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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 can I edit or create a new dictionary for spellcheck?

I would like to take my American English dictionary and merge it with my Mexican Spanish dictionary, to create the language I actually use on a daily basis, which is Spanglish. This way I won't have ...
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A functioning British spelling for libreoffice?

By default, British dictionary corrects words such as color with colour and theater with theatre. But it does not recognise wrong spelling with z's and s's (recognize vs recognise). I followed this, ...
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Why don't I see any dictionaries if I have wbritish-insane installed?

I've installed Gnome-dictionary and wbritish-insane (along with wamerican and wcandadian and the dictd server, etc). However, I don't see anything in the dictionary client.
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How to launch John Bouvier's Law Dictionary?

How do I launch John bouvier's Law Dictionary for the USA? I installed it through the Ubuntu Software Center but I can not even open it. I want to download dictionary files so I do not have to use ...
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Longman dictionary in Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Longman dictionary I had a permission error, then I changed owner and file permissions. Now when I click on desktop icon I get: There was an error launching the application. When ...
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Prevent *buntu from updating dictionaries during install

In utilizing Vagrant to install an Ubuntu server box with a GUI (lxde), the shell provisioning fails due to what seems to be a frequent issue when setting up dictionaries. The resolutions seem to all ...
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Gnome-dictionary does not use German freedict dictionaries

First I have installed dictd and some dictionaries according to the firs post in this topic. I have installed dict-gcide & dict-wn & dict-freedict-hun-eng & dict-freedict-eng-hun. I have ...
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Are there any dictionary widgets for Gnome Panel?

As the title suggests, are there any dictionary-like a widgets that can place on my Gnome panel like Indicator Synapse where I just have to search for words & frame sentence for that word? Similar ...
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Can stardict consol version sdcv work with a Chinese-English dictionary?

Can stardict consol version sdcv work with a Chinese-English dictionary tardict-cc-cedict.tar.bz2? I extract the dictionary to /usr/share/stardict/dic, and try with an error $ sdcv 淀粉 Nothing ...