a beginner to linux

Jude DaShiell 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?
> Cheers,
> 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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