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



On Tuesday 03 April 2007 12:24, Alex Mandel wrote:
> 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
> yourself.

There is a "kdict" package for Edgy and other [K]Ubuntu releases.
It's in the universe repository.

Rod
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