Hello from a new member, and some questions

Allison Mervis allisonfm at gmail.com
Sat May 26 02:05:47 UTC 2007

The fact that it's no longer under development makes me nervous though. But 
thanks! I've taken a look at the site, and it looks like a great program.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim Chase" <blinux.list at thechases.com>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Friday, May 25, 2007 10:00 PM
Subject: Re: Hello from a new member, and some questions

>> I think what you want is possible with auralux. I think that's
>> how it's spelled.
> It can be found at http://oralux.org (that's "oscar, romeo,
> apple, lima, umbrella, x-ray") where you download an ISO image to
> burn to a CD.  It comes with a soft-synth, and (last I checked)
> has support for at least the emacspeak environment, as well as
> the yasr screen reader.  I don't know if they ever got Speakup
> working with a soft-synth, but I think it at least came with
> Speakup working for hardware synths and braille output.  I don't
> know if they took on the job of getting X up and running with
> Gnopernicus/Orca.
>> Auralux is no longer in development but it comes with several
>> screen readers bundled with it
> It's somewhat sad to hear that they've discontinued the effort,
> other than making their existing work available.  However, it's a
> great idea--to freely make available a fully accessible system
> that has built-in TTS and doesn't require a screen to use at all.
> -tim
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