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Lingvo

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Application Details:

Version: 12.0
License: Retail
URL: http://www.lingvo.ru
Votes: 9
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.0-rc2

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Test Results

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What works

1. Installation works (but installs not those dictionaries that were selected bu user).
2. It shows lvagent icon in system tray.
3. Icon in system tray has working popup menu.


Only with native MSXML3:
3. It shows main windows (ugly).
4. It translates (but only english=>russian and russian=>english, because it seems to be impossible to select source/destination language).

What does not

1. It very often shows "internal error" (but pressing OK makes it to continue working).
2. It's almost impossible to use menus (because after opening menu it shows "internal error" which makes menu to close).
3. It seems to be impossible to select another language (see "2" and "4") (however, it's possible to reverse translation direction using Ctrl+I shortcut).
4. Feature "synchonize source language with keyboard language" doesn't work -- it always switches source language to english.
5. Buttons are too small (especially, "source language", "destination language" and "reverse direction" -- they're very hard to click).

Workarounds

What was not tested

Only basic functionality was tested.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

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Additional Comments

1. Native (microsoft) MSXML3 should be installed -- otherwise Lingvo even doesn't start (only shows tray icon). 2. You cannot change source/destination language, however you can reverse them using Ctrl+I. (Feature "synchonize source language with keyboard language" in options should be turned off.) 3. Appropriate fonts should be selected in options, otherwise it displays rectangles instead of many letters.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 17 20162.0-rc2Yes Yes SilverJulius Schwartzenberg 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 09 20101.2Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowopenSUSE 11.0Feb 28 20091.1.16Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 15 20091.1.12Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 24 20081.1.10Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
42021 Lingvo 12: Menubar (emulated using toolbar) height is too small NEW View

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Comments

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Translate on mouse over
by Julius Schwartzenberg on Sunday March 11th 2018, 16:27
It appears this feature started to work in recent Wine versions. Unfortunately it's not compatible with many modern versions of programs such as web browsers, see here for more information:
bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=2564
bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=398013
knowledgebase.abbyy.com/m/article/502

With Mozilla Firefox 2.0 in Wine, this feature works, but running such an outdated version is a serious security risk.
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