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On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 10:32 AM, Tommy Trussell <tommy.trussell at gmail.com>
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 6:36 PM, Thomas Blasejewicz <thomas at s7.dion.ne.jp>
>> (2014/12/02 3:21), Juan R. de Silva wrote:
>>> On Mon, 01 Dec 2014 02:50:02 +0900, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote:
>>> Good evening I found that there is this software called "fantasdic"
>>>> (supposed to be a dictionary reader)
>>>> Thank you Thomas
>>> I wonder why don't you install 'stardict' from official repository but
>>> instead are looking around for unknown dictionaries?
>>> Stardict is one of the best dictionaries available. It is free and not
>>> only supports your local dictionaries of choice but allows you to search
>>> any number of specified web sources.
>> Naturally, I know about Stardict. Which has been discontinued, including
>> many of the files/sites etc., in case you did not know.
> I was curious about your question and did a Google search for stardict,
> and as you say, SourceForge has declared it abandoned, HOWEVER they include
> a link to a successor called GoldenDict which is available for ALL recent
> versions of Ubuntu (available immediately without having to compile it
> yourself). The description makes it sound very much like what you are
> looking for.
> Just open the Software Center and search for "dictionary" or "goldendict"
> If you are having difficulty using the Software Center or another package
> manager to install the (already available) software, maybe there's a
> problem with your system.
> Have been following this thread and noted the increasing sense of
> frustration of the OP trying to climb the learning curve of Linux and
> unlearn the bad habits taught by habitual Windoze use.
> I finally went to the Software Center to see what was available there that
> would be useful and convenient for a newbie.In addition to a large listing
> of specific applications tagged to the keyword "dictionary" I found a
> program called
> which is a multiple dictionary reader. It will allow for the use of those
> in the Star format, giving continued utility to those star related
> dictionaries dictionaries discussed above.
> Hope this is helpful.
> The OP needs to understand that part of the Windoze ongoing marketing plan
> is to keep the training wheels installed for as long as possible, making
> the user dependent on the expensive and unsecure software that has to be
> replaced at a large cost in both time and treasure on a regular recurring
> basis that is being sold by Micro$oft and their licensees.
> Linux users are expected to be able to do tasks for themselves that are
> within the capabilities of the average user once they manage to surmount
> the initial learning curve, tasks that Micro$oft hides under layers of
> automation and charges lots of money to provide.
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