speaking lynix install?

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at shellworld.net
Mon Oct 23 04:27:59 UTC 2006

Even though orca will speak the desktop and other parts of ubuntu, running 
the install program and having orca talk and tell you the contents of the 
screens simply does not happen.  Someone put material up on the web 
claiming orca had to be restarted after running install and I did that but 
alt-tab did not bring me into a talking install program window.  The 
biggest problem ubuntu now has is that noone on its development staff or 
anyone closely linked to its development staff (developers and user 
install ubuntu on their computer and get it talking) is totally blind 
congenitally or otherwise.  That means a whole lot of basic testing that 
went on with speakup hasn't happened with ubuntu nor is it ever likely to 
happen either.  Anyone familiar with the seakline screen reader for 
windows and its eventual end in development probably would do well to 
understand that unless proven otherwise in the future ubuntu is the linux 
equivalent of seakline and will never surpass seakline in its further 
accessibility development.

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