ANNOUNCE: xfce4-dict 0.8.5 released

Gaël Bonithon gael at
Sat Apr 22 16:59:18 CEST 2023

xfce4-dict 0.8.5 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-dict?

This program allows you to search different kinds of dictionary services
for words or phrases and shows you the result. Currently you can query a
Dict server(RFC 2229), any online dictionary service by opening a web
browser or search for words using the aspell/ispell program.


Release notes for 0.8.5
- build: Fix -Wunused-result warning
- Update `.gitignore`
- Update copyright year
- Use "logo-icon-name" instead of "logo" in about dialog
- Remove ENABLE_NLS ifdefs
- autoconf: Use AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIRS
- build: Fix intltool lock file problem during make distcheck
- Update COPYING (Issue #7)
- Remove unnecessary code
- Use symbolic icons
- Escape markup in server information
- Replaces siginterrupt with sigaction
- Do not close window with ctrl+c (#5)
- Fix Text field size setting (#4)
- Fix compilation warnings
- autoconf: Some updates
- Remove "." at the end of Comment string
- Remove GSourceFunc casts
- Include stdlib.h to get atoi prototype (!2)
- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Arabic, Armenian (Armenia), Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian,
  Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish,
  Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), English (United
  Kingdom), Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew,
  Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean,
  Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Occitan (post 1500),
  Persian (Iran), Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian,
  Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish,
  Ukrainian, Urdu, Urdu (Pakistan), Uyghur, Vietnamese

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