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luvin
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Posted: Sep-10-08 at 12:52pm | IP Logged  

Jim..I tried downloading the free spell check but it seems as though it doesn't have a valid signature for it's publisher? Is it safe to download?

      

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the shovel
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As I've gone through so many different programs, I need you to refresh my memory ... which spell check is that? :)

Jim


      

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luvin
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its the "ieSpell" download that pops up when you click the hyperlink under spell check on the Shack.

      

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the shovel
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Oh yeah ... THAT one!  I haven't used Internet Explorer in such a long time that I forgot I had even set that up.    You can trust that download.

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gene
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Hey Jim ... you a Firefox fan like mi?

BTW, kudos on the way you have the site set up, good navigation ... thanks!

gene


      

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the shovel
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Gene, I have been using Firefox back when it was still called Firebird. Do you remember those days? It really wasn't that long ago, but it seems so ancient now. As a matter of fact, I'm not only not an IE user, I'm not a Windows user either. I started using Ubuntu Linux more than 2 years ago. I've gotten to be quite the geek. 

Thanks for the kudos. I'm glad you're able to find your way around. :)

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luvin
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the shovel wrote:
Gene, I have been using Firefox back when it was still called Firebird. Do you remember those days? It really wasn't that long ago, but it seems so ancient now. As a matter of fact, I'm not only not an IE user, I'm not a Windows user either. I started using Ubuntu Linux more than 2 years ago. I've gotten to be quite the geek. 

Thanks for the kudos. I'm glad you're able to find your way around. :)

Jim

 

Jim do you find these to be a better browser and program to use? If so why?



      

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the shovel wrote:
Gene, I have been using Firefox back when it was still called Firebird. Do you remember those days? It really wasn't that long ago, but it seems so ancient now. As a matter of fact, I'm not only not an IE user, I'm not a Windows user either. I started using Ubuntu Linux more than 2 years ago. I've gotten to be quite the geek. 

Thanks for the kudos. I'm glad you're able to find your way around. :)

Jim

Oh yeah ... do 'member when! The problem with the Mozilla browser is that it can be so customized with extensions that for the first year or os I had it bogged down with every extension that sounded good! Plus, it having its own built in spell checker is a nice touch. I'm glad to see that lots of the memory problem have been addressed in version 3.

I;ve played around a lot with Linux, but because I try earning a few extra $$ doing in-home computer service here in the area that I need to stick to Winders 'cause all my clients use everything from W95 to Vista.

Be glad ... very glad that you're not having to deal with Vista!

Adam. spell checkers are nice ... problem is that a person can become too reliant on it to catch all the problems. For example, both the following sentences will pass right through!

"Billy does not eat okra."

"Billy doe snot eat okra."

Was that a mistake or a misteak?

Other than that, I think they give sliced bread a run for its money as a good idea!

gene


      

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luvin wrote:

Jim do you find these to be a better browser and program to use? If so why?



I just wouldn't use IE anymore ... except for doing web site checks, that is (I have to know how the site works on the most used browser). Security issues are addressed very quickly. Like Gene said, you can customize the thing to your heart's content ... but you have to be careful not to bog it down with all the possibilities available.

I wouldn't go back to Windows, either. I still have XP installed (it's called double-booting) because I have to use it every so often to do something to the Windows-based database this site runs on. Other than that, I just love my Ubuntu Linux computer. Security is once again a big reason, but there are many other reasons. It's freely downloadable. And there are scads of free applications to use with it. I don't even use a firewall or virus program any more. :)

Jim


      

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