braillenote under linux

michaelweaver weavermicha at
Mon Jul 2 17:33:24 UTC 2007

Does the Braillenote need to be connected to the PC during a Linux
installation before it can be used?
Also will I need to select any keywords or serial port for the
At the moment I am just using Ubuntu with speech.
On Mon, 2007-07-02 at 12:55 -0400, Dave Mielke wrote:
> [quoted lines by michaelweaver on 2007/07/02 at 17:46 +0100]
> >Has anyone got Braillenote working as a Braille Display in Linux?
> Yes, brltty does support the BrailleNote.
> >If so where do I start and which cable need to be used, USB or serial?
> You need to use the serial cable. The BrailleNote's braille display mode
> doesn't support a USB connection.

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