dictionary look up not working

Asked by sagar on 2009-01-14

hello friends,
i hav recently installed ubuntu in my system
the problem i am facing now is with dictionary look up
it's not working
should i need to install some code
(i am using it offline)
suggest me any solution

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2009-01-14
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2009-01-14

The dictionary app requires a network connection, since it performs its lookups by requesting definitions from a dictionary server. If you want to use it while offline, there's a HOWTO here:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=145949

In short, if you download one or more dictionaries, and run a dictionary server on your own computer, you can use the dictionary app even when you're not connected to the internet.

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