a beginner to linux
jdashiel at shellworld.net
Tue Jul 18 02:14:18 UTC 2006
You might try tohd or 2hd on the CD. Sometimes it works.
On Fri, 21 Apr 2006, Chris Norman wrote:
> I just started fiddling with GRML, It works great as a live CD, I wonder if
> there is any way of installing it to a hard drive?
> Chris Norman
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "MICHAEL WEAVER"
> <michaelweaver1 at btinternet.com>
> To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 1:39 PM
> Subject: a beginner to linux
>> Could anyone possibly help me getting started with Linux, pointers which
>> might help me get going?
>> I have been trying to use Ubuntu with Gnopernicus but have been having
>> problems getting it going after login?
>> A chap from one of the LUGs (Linux User Groups I attend managed to vaguely
>> get Gnopernicus running on my Laptop with Ubuntu but it is configuring it
>> for speech during Login which seems to be a problem at the moment.
>> I haven't posted to this group for a while as someone upset me when I
>> enquired about trying to trace my LUG saying that everyone would be upset
>> that I posted such a question on this group yet a LUG is a group for
>> supporting people wishing to learn about Linux so he was the only one
>> griping about it. Not everyone has a sighted person nearby to turn to
>> like a partner and my family not only live a few miles away but are also
>> less computer savvy than me.
>> If I had the choice I would have a partner which as regards getting
>> started with Linux would make my job as a newby easier only the people
>> running the age range I fit into, I am 28 by the way, have been very heavy
>> both verbally and physically as regards me seeing someone, some might call
>> it peer pressure but I think bullying is more an apt term. Whatever the
>> harrassment myself and my potential partners is called it turned one of my
>> potential partners into a Heroin addict in one case and her parents took
>> sides with her dealers because the eldest sister who has a family of her
>> own who claimed to have supported me through her sister who is nearer to
>> her in age who ended up on the Heroin after telling me I would be the
>> first person she would consider as a boyfriend told me her youngest sister
>> who I could have dated instead was told by their parents to disconnect the
>> phone on me in order to create a fake fault on the line despite the claim
>> that their whole family was backing me over the bullying I was getting at
>> Blind Schools and Colleges including by at least one person who got a job
>> working for the BBC despite his reputation at supposedly the best Blind
>> School in England where staff in senior management knew of his extreme
>> views some of which were even racist and he even had a hold over this girl
>> who went along with this stuff despite his racial abuse although someone I
>> spoke to since admitted this person had control and said the girls at this
>> School were not indipendent and very easily lead and this person was a
>> younger male student which was a change because men about my age have
>> generally refused to accept the fact that men can be victims of bullies
>> and not just the perpotrators. The person who had a go at me knows nothing
>> about my life which has made me not even rule out the possibility of
>> police involvement to stop the harrassment which has caused me to so far
>> live a single life instead of enjoying going out with ladies who I could
>> have been close to, something enjoyed by most men my age.
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