Getting started with Linux

Scott Berry sberry at
Wed May 30 16:08:27 UTC 2007

Hi Tony,

You are right.  Another machine is the best to have.


Tony Baechler wrote:
> Hi,
> The best place to start is which is the home 
> of Speakup, a screen reader for the Linux console.  You probably don't 
> want to run a server from an external drive since it'll be running 24 
> hours per day and you can't conveniently boot from USB without sighted 
> help to adjust your BIOS.  Another good place is 
> blinux-list at which is a mailing list for blind people using 
> Linux.  Try and go to Google and search for 
> Linux, blind etc.  You might want to look at the orca screen reader 
> for Gnome but I don't have a site.  Search the ACB Radio site 
> for Linux, there are many beginner audio 
> tutorials that were done in 2000 for Main Menu.  The basics really 
> haven't changed since then and that at least gets you started.
> ----------
> Tony Baechler
> Baechler Productions
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