OFFLINE DICTIONARY FOR UBUNTU

Praveen Singh         1 comment

Many of u, like me may be wondering how to install offline dictionary in ubuntu.I have tried to search and found a very good one..u will definitely going to like it...the application's name is-- Stardict.

How to Install??

Use ubuntu software center or your terminal to install it.
sudo apt-get install stardict

After the installation, you have to add your favourite dictionary in stardict.For this follow these steps--

1. Download your dictionary from here-- free dictionary ,  i have downloaded      babylon, you can download any of it.
2. There will be a lot of tarballs inside your selected options,you can download
    one or many tarballs. 
3. For every tarballs repeat these steps--
    a) Extract it-  tar -xjvf  (name of your tarball)
    b) Move it -  mv (name of your extracted folder) /usr/share/stardict/dic

   
4. After these steps, open stardict(Applications->Accessories->Stardict) and
    look for any word.   


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1 comment:

  1. Instead of free dictionary(takes you to http://yeelou.com/huzheng/stardict-dic/), use this: http://download.huzheng.org/

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