Linux without sighted help
kg84 at dreamwld.com
Sat Jan 26 17:16:26 UTC 2008
What linuxes can be installed with it?
also, what speech is it included on that disc? festival?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jude DaShiell" <jdashiel at shellworld.net>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2008 6:06 PM
Subject: Re: Linux without sighted help
> http://www.grml.org/ has an iso file for download. It's a livecd that can
> also be used to install linux if you like it. Try booting and when the
> disk stops for a few seconds type grml swspeak then hit return. If you
> have a sound card with active speakers you'll hear a message saying grml
> finished booting and telling you to type swspeak again. This is only
> necessary if linux isn't installed on the hard drive. Type swspeak again
> and you'll have speech.
> On Sat, 26 Jan 2008, Imbar Golt wrote:
>> Thanks, I tried that but it did not work, neither way.
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "krishnakant Mane" <krmane at gmail.com>
>> To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2008 2:40 PM
>> Subject: Re: Linux without sighted help
>>> On 26/01/2008, Imbar Golt <imbar at netvision.net.il> wrote:
>>> > Hi,
>>> > Does anyone know of a way to boot Linux without sighted help or a
>>> > live cd?
>>> yes, Ubuntu live cd for gutsy (7.10) works pritty good.
>>> after you put the cd inside and start booting, keep the hand to the cd
>>> rom drive and the moment it stops vibrating, press f5 then number 3
>>> and press enter 2 times.
>>> the system will boot with the orca screen reader.
>>> just in case you fail to do so, let ubuntu boot and then press alt +
>>> f2 and type orca.
>>> > Thanks,
>>> > Imbar
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