Linux GUI FAQ/tutorial?
jdashiel at shellworld.net
Fri Jan 22 02:30:39 UTC 2010
Another package good to install is edbrowse and after installation copy
the ebsetup script out of the /usr/share/edbrowse/directory tree to a user
account and run it as the local user not root and it will finish your
installation of edbrowse for you.On Thu, 21 Jan 2010,
trev.saunders at gmail.com wrote:
>> Hi Dan,
>>> Use speakup if you will be using the command line heavily -- I believe
>>> it comes with vinux, but if not you'll have to install the modules
>>> yourself. (I don't use vinux.)
>> Do you know if Speakup works with a software synthesizer?
> yes, it works very well with espeak, and can support other software synths through speech-dispatcher.
>>> - install MySQL, Apache2, Perl, and use cpan for compiling and
>>> installing some perl modules;
>>> Apt can install most if not all of these.
>> I can compile them, no problem, but I would like to be able to read the
>> console for seeing at least the last screen displayed, for viewing errors...
>> but I guess Speakup can do this.
> unless you have a very good reason use the packagemanager. The packagemanager will deal with the dependencies for you, and will generally make your life a lot easier. If you really want to control compile options and compile from source you might want to look into gentoo. But yes speakup is a good console screen reader, and compiling will be possible if necessary.
>>> - use an accessible editor, an accessible browser and an accessible
>>> email client.
>>> I'm a fan of command line apps -- I like emacs, as it can do a lot
>>> eg. automatically do your indentation. Also you should use emacspeak
>>> with it to take advantage of all it's features. Vi, nano and most of the
>>> other editors are fine with speakup, emacs will work with speakup, but
>>> you'll have a better experience with emacspeak.
>> Well, I have tried Emacspeak in the past but I didn't find it nice enough. I
>> don't like to need remembering anything, and I like to find all the features
>> the editor offers in menus or in other ways, but not in help files.
>> A Linux clone of TextPad or EditPlus or UltraEdit would be very good.
>> Nano is nice, but it doesn't use (as far as I know) the possibility of
>> finding/replacing using regular expressions, the possibility of running the
>> currently opened file with a certain interpreter and storing the results
>> from STDOUT and STDERR in another accessible window, and many other missing
>> My biggest fear is that I won't find a good editor under Linux, but only
>> extremes - powerful editors like Emacs and vi that have a very old and
>> strange interface, or easy to use editors like nano or pico that don't have
>> more features than Notepad.
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