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Re: [vox-tech] Downloading Deb Packages for Kubuntu
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Re: [vox-tech] Downloading Deb Packages for Kubuntu

Bob Scofield wrote:
> Thanks to last Saturday's Installfest I've got Kubuntu running on my laptop.  
> I am distressed to find, however, that one of my favorite applications of all 
> time; Kdictionary, cannot be found in Kubuntu.  In fact it's no longer found 
> on the main Debian packages pages.
> But I have found kdict by Googling.  I can download it from Debian.  It's 
> a .deb file.  Can I download this .deb file from the Debian website and 
> expect it to work in Kubuntu?
> Thank you.
> Bob

Sometimes they do sometimes they don't. If it's as old as you say an not
in any repos anymore it's probably tied to an older version of KDE in
the dependencies. You might want to look for the source code and make it

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