Linux without sighted help

Tony Baechler tony at
Fri Feb 1 15:45:52 UTC 2008

Yes, but it only runs under XP and better (I'm still on Win98 here) and 
it only supports software speech last I heard. I don't like SAPI for 
most things. Has hardware support been added? I could use System Access 
to go in demo form and get basically the same thing, albeit only for 10 
minutes at a time.

Rynhardt P Kruger wrote:
> A good screenreader for handling these unix like command line programs like ssh or telnet is the open source NVDA. It 
> connects directly to the running console and gives you the fealing of a command line screen reader. It even reads blank 
> lines, something jaws doesn't do. It also has a keypad reading layout like speakup and orca.

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