installing speakup

Geoff Shang Geoff at
Mon Nov 12 21:38:25 UTC 2007

Daniel Dalton wrote:

> On 13/11/2007 3:38 AM, John Heim wrote:
>>  Do you require a custom kernel? It would be easier to download a kernel
>>  with speakup already compiled in. You can do that by going to
> OK. So I just get the kernel install it with apt and reboot? No messing with 
> bootloaders is required?

I think Debian kernel packages are meant to take care of that for you.  But 
it probably doesn't hurt to check your bootloader's file 
(/boot/grub/menu.lst if using Grub) just to be sure.

> The link didn't work for me?

The full stop at the  end of the sentence probably messed it up.  Try it 
without it.

Works for me.

> Or could I just download it to my system and install it manually?
> If so how?

Yes, you can do that.

dpkg --install linux-image-2.6.18-4-speakup-686_2.6.18.dfsg.1-12.1_i386.deb

Good luck,

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