A simple Pidgin plug-in to look up received and typed words from Wikipedia.
Wikipedia Lookup Pidgin Plugin You can find more detailed information on the Wiki: https://github.com/kunerd/Pidgin-plugin-for-Wikipedia-Lookup/wiki Building and Installation ------------------------- First cd into source directory and create a new directory. Now cd into the new directory and run the following comands: $ cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX="$HOME" .. $ make To install the plugin run: $ make install Please notice, that the build-script is at work and might not work in some cases. If that happens, please write a bug report or an mail. How to use ---------- First add the plugin (Tools->Plugins). After that, call the Settings dialog and choose your preferred Wikipedia language. Open a conversation window and type in a word. Now open the context-menu (right-click on the word) and move the mouse pointer over the word you typed in. Now a tooltip window with a short description should appear. If you want to open the related article on Wikipedia, left-click on the menu entry. More functions coming soon. Support ------- https://github.com/kunerd/Pidgin-plugin-for-Wikipedia-Lookup/wiki Developers ---------- Hendrik Kunert