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gnome-dictionary

NAME

gnome-dictionary - Look up words on dictionaries

SYNOPSIS

I gnome-dictionary

I gnome-dictionary [options]
or select Dictionary from the Accessories submenu of the Applications menu.

DESCRIPTION

GNOME Dictionary provides dictionary definitions of words, using a dictionary source. For full documentation see the GNOME Dictionary online help.

OPTIONS

I --look-up word
Looks up the specified word using the pre-defined dictionary source.
I -s source or --source source
Uses the specified source for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings.
R -l or --list-sources
Lists all the sources available.
R -n or --no-window
Using this switch with the --look-up will print the defintions found on the console without launching the GUI.
--help
Display help information.

CONFIGURATION

All the configuration is handled using GConf.

AUTHOR

GNOME Dictionary was originally written by Spiros Papadimitriou (<spapadim+@cs.cmu.edu>), Mike Hughes (<mfh@psilord.com>) and Bradford Hovinen (<hovinen@udel.edu>). Emmanuele Bassi (<ebassi@gmail.com>) rewrote it from scratch. This manual page was originally written by Jochen Voss <voss@mathematik.uni-kl.de>.

SEE ALSO

dict(1), dictd(8), R http://www.dict.org/ , RFC 2229