Dictionary in ports?

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at apropo.ro
Fri Nov 14 04:23:33 PST 2003

At 13:58 14.11.2003, Gary Jennejohn wrote:

>Ion-Mihai Tetcu writes:
> > At 07:06 14.11.2003, Bryan Cassidy wrote:
> > >Is there a stand-alone dictionary port? I would like to have one on the
> > >pc cause im gettin tired of goin online. thanks
> >
> > net/dictd server and various databases ( net/dictd-database and
> > http://www.dict.org/ )
> >
> > On KDE one can use kdict to query the dictd server.
>He wrote that he doesn't want to go online to use a dictionary.
>The only standalone dictionary I know of in ports is for German (de-dict).

buh# cat /usr/ports/net/dictd-database/pkg-descr
Dictd words database.

buh# cd /usr/ports/net/dictd-database/ && make install clean
buh# ifconfig rl0 down
Alt+F2 --> kdict --> OK
type some word and see the entries.

You can grep additional dictd databases from that URL.


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