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GoldenDict is a feature-rich dictionary lookup program.


There are several packages available to install GoldenDict with:


Offline dictionary lookup with dictd

First dictd must be configured for hosting offline dictionaries. See Dictd#Hosting offline dictionaries.

Once the dictionaries have been installed, and dictd has been configured, goldendict can be configured to access the dictd dictionary databases by following these steps:

  • Press F3 to bring up the Dictionaries window.
  • Click on the DICT servers tab
  • Click Add...
  • Click to put a checkmark under Enabled
  • Double click under Address and type: dict://localhost. Make sure to change localhost if dictd is running on another server.
  • And finally click OK.