FYI - Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 released
William.Walker at Sun.COM
Mon Apr 9 12:40:03 UTC 2007
A fair amount has happened since 2000. The GNOME desktop has built in a
lot of good accessibility infrastructure, and the Orca screen reader
(http://live.gnome.org/Orca) is gaining a fair amount of momentum. In
addition, Linux distributions seem to be taking usability and
accessibility more seriously. Ubuntu, for example, has an accessible
Hope this helps,
Anders Holmberg wrote:
> Sounds great.
> Now it was nearly 7 years i was an active linux user.
> But i really do want to begin with it again.
> 7 years ago i used debian but now i dont remember the version.
> I understand that there has been many things happening since 2000.
> Is it something to think about when or if i want to install debian?
> I mean as a blind user.
> I was using the console, no graphics and i do hope i can use the console
> in this version?
> In the year 2000 i also used brltty.
> I havent followed the linux development that much the last seven years
> so i hop you forgive me for my dum questions.
> ANy help is appreciated.
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