Hosting audio tutorials

Mike Keithley mkeithley at
Fri Apr 9 19:07:40 UTC 2010

The last time I tried Sendspace, it didn't work yith Lynx.

----- Original Message -----
From: Tony Baechler <tony at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>,        blinux-list at
Date: Friday, Apr 9, 2010 0:42:24
Subject: Hosting audio tutorials

> Hi all,
> I would be happy to host such recordings.  They need not be about any 
> particular Linux distro, but they should relate to the blind using 
> Linux, such as with Speakup or Orca.  I can also host podcasts if anyone 
> is interested in those.  There is no reason why one should use sendspace 
> or similar.  In my opinion, I have a problem with sendspace because of 
> the advertising, the confusing links, the popups, and I don't know if 
> it's accessible in Lynx or other text browsers.  If you would like your 
> recordings hosted, please contact me privately to set up an ftp 
> account.  If you plan to regularly release new files, a podcast might be 
> best, I can help with that also.  Provided that it somehow has to do 
> with Linux and the blind and doesn't contain commercial advertising, I'm 
> willing to host it.  Oh, one other thing.  The links won't expire as 
> with sendspace and such other services.  Note that this is mostly for 
> audio recordings and not web sites, but small sites might be welcome as 
> well, depending on the content.  Feel free to post this to other Linux 
> lists for the blind.  This is not a general offer to host any audio, 
> it's intended for blind Linux users.
> On 4/4/2010 2:15 PM, Michael Whapples wrote:
> >
> > I decided before finding a permanent home for these, I would let 
> > people have a listen to the initial recordings (I may try and get a 
> > bit more editing done on these) and see which people feel are of 
> > value. If you feel a written copy of these would be better please say so.
> >
> > The links for now are:
> > The GRML based install
> > Using the speakup modified archlinux installer CD 
> >
> >
> > Thanks for any feedback.
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