12.04, using Thunderbird email 24.0. Spell checker works (after typing text, highlight text, and click on Spelling). BUT "Check spelling as you type" does not work.
Edit > Preferences > Composition : Enable spell check as you type
LibreOffice only knows how to spell a few scientific names, and the more scientific names you use in a Writer document, the more your pages fill up with squiggly red underlining – indicating misspelled or unrecognised words (see main image).
I am running slackware-current rc2 and I have installed libreoffice 4.1.2 from alien bobs repository http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slac...ce/pkg64/14.0/ I have not been able to get the spell checker to work, does it work for anyone else?
I believe that libreoffice uses hunspell for spell checking, if I look in "Tools->Options->Language Settings->Writing Aids" there i