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rufus at hanadari.net
Thu Apr 30 03:44:14 UTC 2009
Sundar Nagarajan wrote:
> Avraham Hanadari wrote:
>> Avraham Hanadari wrote:
>>> My computer activity involves working in several languages. Babylon has
>>> been an essential tool in my Windows office for several years. I have
>>> been looking for a similar tool in Ubuntu (9.04)
>> Perhaps I presented my problem in a convoluted manner.
>> QStarDict is currently on board. It does not find the dictionaries which
>> I have downloaded.
>> Where should they be for QStarDict to find them? What is a good source
>> for bilingual dictionaries that QStarDict will recognize?
> I don't have QStardict, but I did a quick check on manpages.ubuntu.com
> (a marvelous resource, by the way to check man pages for packages you do
> not have installed). This is from the the Intrepid (8.10) version:
> Dictionaries for StarDict plugin are in StarDict format and by
> default must be placed into /usr/share/stardict/dic or
> ~/.stardict/dic directories.
> A dictionary must consist of three files:
> - .dict[.dz] file - main dictionary file
> - .idx - index file
> - .ifo - description file
> These files must be placed together in one directory.
> You can see the man page here:
Many thanks to Karl and Sundar. I'll try to implement your advice ASAP.
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