debian and speakup

Kristoffer Gustafsson kg84 at
Sat Jan 26 17:05:31 UTC 2008

I've allready listened to that one.
The problem is that I've not got a hardware synth, but ttsynth, so I need to 
install with brltty.

I've got the 4 testing dvd:s here on my computer, how many of them will I 
need to burn to disk to be able to perform an install?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jude DaShiell" <jdashiel at>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at>
Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2008 5:55 PM
Subject: Re: debian and speakup

> download the netinst iso file 
> then burn it to a CD.  I'm using debian with speakup as I write so yes it 
> does work.  When you boot that CD, there are some kernels on it.  The one 
> you want to boot is 26test followed by a space and the name of your 
> hardware synthesizer ltlk for litetalk in my case then hit return.  There 
> is a mainmenu on demand program up on the of a 
> debian speakup install demonstration.  If you can find what episode that 
> is and listen to it first you'll probably do okay.
> On Sat, 26 Jan 2008, Kristoffer Gustafsson wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I'm about to try out speakup with debian.
>> Does it work?
>> If it does, how do you get it to work? with fedora I just installed a 
>> kernel rpm.
>> But there is no such patch for debian, can I get some help?
>> /Kristoffer
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