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Electrum: “restoring” a wallet from a seed

Suppose I set up a wallet with a deterministic seed passphrase. I then use it, moving bitcoins around, sending some change to change addresses. Electrum will apparently create more addresses when ...
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What is a DNS seed node vs a Seed Node?

I've seen references to both strewn around. Specifically, is there a bitcoin client running at the DNS seeds or seed nodes?
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How to export an encrypted non-seedless electrum wallet into bitcoin-qt?

How to export an encrypted non-seedless electrum wallet into bitcoin-qt? Is it even possible? Cheers
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Why does electrum need connection to server when recovering a wallet from a seed?

Why does electrum client need connection to server when recovering a wallet from a seed? Isn't the generation of private keys done locally?
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What are seednodes?

A follow up from a comment on this answer. What are seednodes, and how do they differ from fallback nodes?