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A feature-rich dictionary lookup program, featuring perfect article rendering with the complete markup, illustrations and other content retained, and allowing you to type in words without any accents or correct case.

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GoldenDict doesn't launch. What do I do?

GoldenDict worked fine but one day simply stopped launching. The process is there, takes 29.4 MBs of storage, but the app doesn't launch. I uninstalled it and reinstalled again. No luck so far. What ...
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How can I add text-to-speech to GoldenDict on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS?

It was working fine with me on Ubuntu 16.04 until I installed Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS it stops working. I retry this answer but it did not work any more. How can I add text-to-speech to GoldenDict?
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Change background color of goldendict display

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS I have the above 2 screen captures from goldendict display of dictionaries. I have already installed dark theme for goldendict from github. However, 2 dictionaries don'...
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How to install LDOCE5 Viewer on Ubuntu

I have used LDOCE5 Viewer for a few years now. It is a great software (i.e., viewer) for using Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. On Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 I could install this software by ...
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Can't start Goldendict to system tray on Kubuntu

I've just tried out Kubuntu 18.04 and somehow I cannot start Goldendict to system tray on start up. It's so weird because when I run goldendict in terminal or from dash, it starts to system tray ...
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GoldenDict error while loading

I installed goldendict, but when I tried to run it the terminal tells me: goldendict: error while loading shared libraries: libQt5Svg.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory". ...
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GenX on ubuntu software

I wants to download the GenX reflectivity software on my ubuntu 14.04 os, ubuntu software centre is not showing this program. can any body help me.
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Good offline dictionaries for GoldenDict

Can someone refer me to some offline dictionaries to use with GoldenDict and how to install/integrate them with it? Preferably English to English dictionaries with large wordbase and phonetic ...
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How to add .bgl to GoldenDICT

I am trying to add a glossary to my goldendict. First I opened the .bgl's containing file which in this case was a .exe one and extracted the files. Then I used chmod to change their permissions to ...
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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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convert wordlist.txt file[s], to make them compatible and working in goldenDict

I've got five wordlist.txt dictionary-files; downloaded at dict.cc, and I need to convert them into .ifo | dict.dz | idx.gz or .index | .dict(.dz)-format, in order to make them work in/with ...
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golden dict problem

I have just install 'goldendict' on my ubuntu 13.04 and when I try to run it a massage apears : GoldenDict has crashed with an unexpected exception Exception: Config::exMalformedConfigFile Message: ...
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How to install dictionaries for GoldenDict?

After installing Ubuntu 13.04 the possibility to install dictionaries to GoldenDict is lost. I downloaded a big collection for StarDict and usually copied it to the folder: /usr/share/stardict/dic/. ...
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How can I convert a coloured icon to a monochrome one?

I recently compiled goldendict from source. To my dismay I discovered that there were no monochrome appindicator icons included. At the moment I am stuck with this: I tried converting the icons to B/...