How can I get a dictionary tooltip in ubuntu?

Asked by shahar


I use dictionary tooltip in firefox - when you mark a word and click it , you get a tooltip window with translation data of the word

Does anyone know something familiar in Ubuntu ?

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Qwerty Maniac (qwertymaniac) said :

What you're looking for is a Software named StarDict

Install it by:
sudo apt-get install stardict stardict-tools

Run it from Apps. > Accessories and follow the instructions you may have to for installing the Dictionaries as required.

(You can follow this to install Babylon's Dictionaries:

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