Janina Sajka janina at rednote.net
Mon Mar 29 17:07:58 UTC 2004

The Apollo 2 is supported by Speakup, and recent edits to its driver have improved the support substantially. To join the Speakup mailing list, go to the Speakup web page at:


To start using Linux you should probably choose to install a distribution that already has Speakup in it. There are several to choose among on the Speakup page. I also maintain a document that walks users through the process of installing the Speakup Modified Fedora Core. This installation HOWTO is at:


Good luck!

Willem van der Walt<willem at top.health.gov.za> writes:
> Hello,
> AS to your question, I think it does. I can double check it for you if you 
> like.
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> speech, or as i do, by using a dos/windows pc with supported speech and
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> van der Walt
> On Sun, 28 Mar 2004, renaldo wrote:
> > 
> > Hello Friends
> > I am a new member and am interested in linux.
> > I wish to know if my external 'apollo2' synthesizer will work withspeakup?
> > And if it does how do I join the 'speakup' list please?
> > I only have a e-mail account, need to join by e-mail.
> > Renaldo.
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