Searching for Answers with Kdict
Don’t worry if your memory lets you down. All you need is a place to look for answers. If you want definitions, explanations, and vocubulary, Kdict, KDE’s dictionary utility, is the tool you need.
Are you sometimes stumped by
arcane technical terms? No need
to worry – that’s what dictionaries
are for. And if you have the Kdict program,
you will also have a virtual translation
tool to help you search for tricky
terms in any language. The installation
is no big deal, since the application has
been part of the kdenetwork package for
quite a while now. Suse users will find
the program under the pseudonym
Kdict uses the DICT protocol  to
provide dictionary services; DICT
searches databases located on Internet
servers for definitions of the key words
you enter. If you are hiding behind a firewall,
or if you do not have a permanent
Internet connection – or if an Internetbased
search approach is too expensive
for your taste – you can set up a server
locally instead. In addition to improved
speed and reduced expense, a local
server also allows you to install additional
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