GoldenDict-ng is a free and open source dictionary lookup application for Linux, MacOS and Windows. It is a fork of the popular original GoldenDict app. It comes with multiple dictionary formats and online dictionaries support.. Currently it supports Zim, DSL, DictD, Epwing, Xdxf, StarDict, Babylon, Lingvo, MDict and SDict file formats. Also supports Wikipedia, Wiktionary, DICT protocol, LinguaLibre/Forvoand and many more.
How to Install GoldenDict-NG on Ubuntu
To install GoldenDict-NG, download the latest GoldenDict-NG in portable .AppImage file format from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Now open the terminal command line app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one.
Here “6.5.1-GoldenDict-NG-x86_64.AppImage” is the downloaded file name. You can change below command based on your file name and path.
sudo chmod +x 6.5.1-GoldenDict-NG-x86_64.AppImage
Install GoldenDict-NG via Flatpak:
If you don’t have flatpak and flathub, then install first using below commands and restart your system.
sudo apt install flatpak
flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
After that install GoldenDict-NG using below command.
flatpak install flathub io.github.xiaoyifang.goldendict_ng
And open it using below command.
flatpak run io.github.xiaoyifang.goldendict_ng
And you can also uninstall GoldenDict-NG using below command.
flatpak uninstall io.github.xiaoyifang.goldendict_ng
sudo flatpak uninstall io.github.xiaoyifang.goldendict_ng