Jude DaShiell jdashiel at
Wed Oct 28 04:02:50 UTC 2009

If speakup had a command that would search a list for an item with unique 
attributes you would almost certainly have had the cursor on English 
rather than Austrian.On Tue, 11 Mar 2008, Tony Baechler wrote:

> Josh wrote:
>>  Hi,
>>  Anyone on this list use grml?
> Hi,
> Yes.  I installed it to my hard disk in its own partition.  I'm reasonably 
> happy with it, but I'm still having problems with X.  If you run grml2hd to 
> install, do "aptitude update" and "aptitude upgrade grml2hd" first.  You 
> might want sighted help for the install because Speakup doesn't always tell 
> you what the default choice is, even with cursor tracking.  I kep hearing 
> "OK" even though there was a big list of language choices on the screen. 
> When I got to the language selection, US English was the default but the 
> cursor was on Austrian.  I had someone reading the screen so he told me that 
> English was the default, saving me the time of arrowing down through a bunch 
> of choices only to find that was the default to begin with.  Especially be 
> careful if installing to hard disk as it will overwrite whatever partition 
> you select and again it doesn't always read correctly.  I ran parted first to 
> resize and set up my partitions for the install but I don't know if that's 
> necessary or not.  You'll also have to pick a boot loader, either lilo or 
> grub.  Read the man pages to decide which is best.  Also, you asked about 
> text games a while ago.  It doesn't have any interactive fiction interpreters 
> that I found, but look at the bsdgames package.  That's probably what you 
> want.  Do "aptitude show bsdgames" and "aptitude show nethack."  Nethack is 
> another very popular text game but takes some getting used to in terms of 
> navigating.
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