How to install GNOME Dictionary
on Manjaro Linux

GNOME Dictionary

GNOME Dictionary

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Check word definitions and spellings in an online dictionary

GNOME Dictionary is a simple dictionary application that looks up definitions of words online.

Though it looks up English definitions by default, you can easily switch to Spanish or add other online dictionaries using the DICT protocol to suit your needs.

Details for GNOME Dictionary

License
GPL-3.0+
Last updated
21 June 2019

Enable snaps on Manjaro Linux and install GNOME Dictionary

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snapd can be installed from Manjaro’s Add/Remove Software application (Pamac), found in the launch menu. From the application, search for snapd, select the result, and click Apply.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install GNOME Dictionary

To install GNOME Dictionary, simply use the following command:

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