linux for blind student (fwd)

Karl Wilbur karl at
Fri Sep 17 17:16:01 UTC 2004

Hans Zoebelein wrote:

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 11:35:30 -0600
> From: "Sinclair-Morris, Peggy" <p.morris at>
> To: hzo at
> Subject: linux for blind student
> Hi,
> My name is Peggy Sinclair-Morris.  I'm a teacher of the visually impaired in Los Alamos, New Mexico and I'm looking for some help.  I have a high school sophomore that is taking a Linux class.  He is using some magnification, but based on his limited vision, he is having difficulty.  He really needs some sort of speech output.  I would appreciate any suggestions, help, information.
> Thank you,
> Peggy Sinclair-Morris
> Teacher of the Visually Impaired
> Los Alamos Public Schools
> Barranca Mesa Elementary School
> 57 Loma del Escolar
> Los Alamos, NM 87544
> 505/663-2730
> p.morris at
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Fedora Core 2(RedHat 11), after an "everything" install, has a package called Gnopernicus which is part of Gnome.  This might be helpful. Gnopernicus  is only available after an "everything" install.

Karl Wilbur
karl at
Registered Linux user #307374

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