question of current linux distributions for the blind
trev.saunders at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 12:49:17 UTC 2010
I've never tried, but I'd expect the gentoo install cd to be accessible
on ppc, and if you prefer you can install debian with that cd since its
not really specialized for gentoo.
On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 12:47:03AM -0700, Eric Oyen wrote:
> thanks for checking into that. It looks like I'll need some sighted assistance anyway. I tried adraine knoppix live cd on that unit and all I got was a "grey screen". I really want that unit to be accessible (considering I paid $400 for it). guess its going to require a bit more work on my part.
> thanks for looking into it for me.
> On Sep 26, 2010, at 8:34 AM, Christopher Brannon wrote:
> > Hey Eric,
> > I didn't do my research last night. People have ported ArchLinux to the
> > PowerPC. The packages look fresh, as well.
> > Look here: <http://archlinuxppc.org/>. Unfortunately, none of the
> > packages from the [community] repository are available. Thus, you would
> > have to build speakup and espeakup yourself. If you can get sighted
> > assistance with the initial install process, it might not be too
> > difficult to get a talking system.
> > -- Chris
> > Eric Oyen <eric.oyen at gmail.com> writes:
> >> I might find someway to compile a completel archlinux for the PPC,
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