is ubuntu good?
Hank Smith, and Seeing-eye dog Iona
hank.smith966 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 04:14:24 UTC 2015
On 8/18/2015 9:03 PM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> was that control-alt-t? If so you got into the terminal. If you can
> do that, first try typing man sudo then hit enter and read. After
> that reading, you may get some ideas.
> On Tue, 18 Aug 2015, Hank Smith, and Seeing-eye dog Iona wrote:
>> Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 12:17:56
>> From: "Hank Smith, and Seeing-eye dog Iona" <hank.smith966 at gmail.com>
>> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> Subject: Re: is ubuntu good?
>> the main problem I am having on the mate distros is that
>> administrative apps running as root is not working
>> this happens on a live distro invirement
>> I tried control t
>> as well to go to terminal with same results.
>> I am unable to find a work around for this
>> I am not trying to miss spread infomation
>> but from what I can tell there is no fix for this.
>> one of the examples I tried is
>> when it is ran orca stops speaking when I alt tab away from the window
>> and back
>> it says
>> the hard drive name
>> gparted is not accessible.
>> what the heck are people doing to get around this?On 8/18/2015 2:23
>> AM, Tony Baechler wrote:
>>> Well, if what you're saying is true, how was I able to do a complete
>>> install by myself without help and why have other people on the Orca
>>> list had the same success? I'm sorry, but you're spreading
>>> misinformation. Please don't do that. If you're having problems,
>>> please ask or do some research, but please don't assume that Ubuntu,
>>> MATE or Orca are automatically at fault. In this case, you didn't
>>> press Super-S when the DVD booted, so Orca didn't start
>>> automatically. You shouldn't be running the partition manager with
>>> Alt-F1 or Alt-F2 regardless. You should get a message spoken when
>>> you press Super-S telling you that the screen reader is running.
>>> This is clearly documented on the Ubuntu accessibility wiki page.
>>> The super key is also known as the Windows key. If Super-S doesn't
>>> work, try Super-Alt-S. Also, no, it doesn't run Terminal at all
>>> during the installation. Orca speaks great in the terminal, even as
>>> root with sudo.
>>> On 8/17/2015 10:42 AM, Hank Smith, and Seeing-eye dog Iona wrote:
>>>> Hello you may want to give ubuntu mate a try?
>>>> how ever you are unable to run the partition manager when you alt f
>>>> 1 and go
>>>> to the respective program to run it.
>>>> think it is running mate terminal wich causes orca to stop speaking
>>>> have yet
>>>> to find a fix for this wich is causing me to have second thoughts
>>>> on ubuntu
>>>> mate and mate as a hole have had nothing but problems with it.
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