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Procedure for the Installation of Spelling Dictionaries in Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client
This is a quick howto for the enabling of spell check function for Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client.
After a recent crash that caused some loss of data (not Linux), I decided to look at the possibility of an external USB back-up drive, in order to back up on a more regular basis; I lost about a weeks worth of data plus some email records. The thinking behind it was to have a drive that would back-up from both Windows® and Linux machines and therefore, the file system had to be recognised by both systems.
Having now moved almost everything to Debian Etch, I'm now spending more time in this environment and hence using Iceweasel as my primary bowser. However, although I spent a little time getting various multimedia plugins to work in Iceweasel, I came across an annoyance when using links from various emails I receive within IceDove.
Howto Convert Real Media Files to Avi Format Files
There are probably half a dozen ways or more to convert Real Media files to Avi format. Audio Video Interleave, known by its acronym AVI, is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft in November 1992 as part of its Video for Windows technology. AVI files can contain both audio and video data in a standard container that allows synchronous audio-with-video playback. Like DVDs, AVI files support multiple streaming audio and video, although these features are seldom used.