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Guru Net

James Kramer wrote:
> I have been using Atomica and its daughter Guru Net for many years on my
> Windows OS.  It is now called <>.  It was
> one of the most widely used tools on the computer.  Essentially, you can
> ALT-click on any word on your screen and receive a wealth of info about
> the word.  They do not make a Linux version.  Does anyone know if
> anything like this exists in the Linux world?

Stardict for gnome does something like that.  Start it up (it stays docked),
and then highlight a word in most any application (even emacs!).  A
definition should pop up (assuming you have a dictionary installed).

If you want a "wealth of info" though, you'll have to find the right
dictionaries to install (or build some yourself)..


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