looking for a new distribution

Brent Harding bharding at doorpi.net
Fri Jul 22 18:12:03 UTC 2005

I ended up buying the fedora core 3, I think it is, distro with speakup from
cheapbytes. I just don't have the patience to let the free one online
download at dialup speed over cable for almost a week straight, and if I
lock up, start it all over.
When I tried, it was downloading about 2 k a second.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John G. Heim" <jheim at wisc.edu>
To: "bl" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Friday, July 22, 2005 8:33 AM
Subject: Re: looking for a new distribution

> When you say you tried the "official patches for speakup, " does that mean
> you tried installing   from the ISO at  http://linux-speakup.org/?
> I installed the speakup modified debian distrabution from
> a couple of weeks ago and found it could hardly have been easier. Of
> course, I happen to have a hardware synth available and that helps a lot.
> t 04:27 PM 7/21/2005, you wrote:
> >I'm in the market for a new linux distribution, I've been using gentoo
> >for a while, but began having problems with it, I later tried Debian
> >sarge, but had a hard time patching the kernel with both the
> >kernel-patch-speakup and official patches. Any suggestions?
> >
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