"Web-based automatic translators such as translate.google.com
are great for getting the gist of what a document is saying, but it
can be cumbersome to have to open a new tab in your browser, load
that URL, and copy and paste the text you want to translate into
your browser. The twandgtw project allows you to get language
translations directly from the Linux command line using either
local dictionaries or online services.
"Binary packages are available for Fedora 7 and 8. Other
distributions have to follow the normal configure;
make; sudo make install procedure to
install from source..."