is ubuntu good?
chaltain at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 11:51:38 UTC 2015
I prefer not to seek sighted assistance either, but getting sighted
assistance doesn't mean you lose your dignity, and it doesn't mean you
didn't do something yourself.
On 08/19/2015 04:06 AM, Tony Baechler wrote:
> You are very lucky. I wish I could get sighted help whenever I want. I
> guess I would rather have the dignity of being able to do the install by
> myself and knowing that I did it without help. Just because I'm blind
> doesn't mean that I shouldn't have the right to do my own install. I
> should be able to install and use any operating system exactly the same
> as the sighted community. That's why I don't use FreeBSD anymore. It
> can't be installed without either sighted help or a serial console.
> Then again, maybe you don't mind having someone do it for you.
> You have to use a graphical installer because that's what Ubuntu uses.
> I think Fedora does as well. The alternative install doesn't seem to be
> supported anymore and doesn't seem to come with Speakup modules, but I
> could be wrong on this. Besides, you don't get accessibility settings
> already configured if you don't do the install with Orca running.
> On 8/18/2015 10:10 AM, Ari Moisio wrote:
>> Is there some special reason you have to use graphical installer?
>> I have personally found it easier to have a sighted assistant while
>> installing. He/she does not have to understand much about Linux, only
>> the screen and do what i tell to do:-)
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