2014-08-25

We have forgotten that all 'our' electronic goodies, talk to each other...

So what is EDID?

I knew the 'monitor' (display) 'talked' to the display card. But I didn't know how. So it came as a bit of a surprise when I read up on EDID. The method used is I^2 C. That should be I [squared] C, but the editor doesn't seem to understand superscripts.
Extended display identification data

Understanding EDID - Extended Display Identification Data

More on my migration to lubuntu... 
So I need to 'translate' all my old emails from Outlook Express
What I need is a Linux translation tool.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010 – Linux and things – totally out of date.
[Most links don't work.]

[So install Sylpheed email client. It reads OE dbx files. But oh what a laborious process!] When you have imported emails into Sylpheed, you can export them as mbox files...

Then I found UnDBX on Google's code - UnDBX

When you have an 'mbox' file, you can simply copy it to the Thunderbird profile folder. And a few seconds later, all your emails are there.

Reading an mbox file with Thunderbird


UbuntuUpdates.org for those 'pesky' updates. i.e. flash, Skype etc.
But not good enough for SARS. So I will have to 'switch back' to using XP, just for efiling...

This is worth watching.
Great Western Railway: An engineering wonder of the west country

Bye for now.

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