Locdic

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0.2.2 MIT/X Consortium License    
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Off-line Dictionary / Dictionary Server Tool

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Locdic is a dictionary application and tool written in Python.

- Off-line dictionary. Works fine when you don't have a connection to network.
- Customizable. You can develop a new dictionary by adding new dictionary data (as utf-8 text file). See document file data/readme for more information.
- Three way use. Command-line interface, GUI, and web server.

This Locdic distribution is shipped with a English dictionary data, namely Wordnet 3.0, so can be used as a dictionary out of the box.

Installation

Locdic depends on TRE-agrep ( http://laurikari.net/tre/ ) and Bottle ( http://www.bottlepy.org/ ). Also, pip is a recommended installer for Locdic. In Ubuntu, you can install them with apt-get:

 sudo apt-get install tre-agrep python-bottle python-pip

Install

A simple way to install Locdic is:

 sudo pip locdic

When the above finished successfully, you can use locdic like as follows:

python -m locdic.web

or:

 python -m locdic.find "key word"

Enjoy!

Alternatively, in oder to try Locdic without modifying system directories, download the Locdic archive (such as locdic-0.2.2), expand the archive file in some directory, and type the following command in terminal:

 cd where/archive/is/expanded
 python src/locdic/web.py


or:

 python src/locdic/find.py "key word"

Uninstall

To remove locdic from your system, type the following command:

 sudo pip uninstall locdic
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Last updated on January 9th, 2012

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