Getting started with Gnopernicus
bharding at doorpi.net
Mon Jul 10 02:54:05 UTC 2006
Does Ubundu even support speakup in any install? Could it be done by serial
console for install?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jude DaShiell" <jdashiel at shellworld.net>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2006 6:35 PM
Subject: Re: Getting started with Gnopernicus
> So far as my past experience indicates, you can't get there from here. The
> problems are slackware and debian and in each case they're different. You
> may be able to do it with slackware but you'll need to do your gnome
> install from gnome.org since the current version has all of the
> accessibility pieces in it you'll need. slackware has gargnome and it
> doesn't have all of the accessibility pieces installed. Debian is
> probably similar to slackware. gnopernicus on debian may have all of the
> pieces installed including speech but even with festival and eflite
> installed I could never get that working. Fedora 3 and maybe above and
> ubuntu might be better ways to go. If you want a link to the site with
> the ubuntu accessibility disk I can send it. The problem with ubuntu
> though is it needs sighted assistance to even install it and the help I
> had earlier this weekend got me a failed system install. That was an
> error 18 in grub and that happened because ubuntu didn't make me a boot
> On Fri, 31 Mar 2006, Odd Martin Baanrud wrote:
>> I'm running Slackware 10.2. I have installed X, the Gnome desktop, (taken
>> from Slackware 10.1) and the Gnopernicus package. (also taken from
>> Slackware 10.1)
>> So now, I need detaild instructions on how to get this up and running.
>> I have a Braillex EL-80 braille display.
>> I need a good speech engine.
>> Now I'm running BRLTTY.
>> Beside Gnome, I also want to use terminals.
>> Hope someone can help me getting started.
>> I'm really new to Linux, so I need good descriptions.
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