removing speakup from memory?

Karen Lewellen klewellen at
Sat Jan 24 18:40:26 UTC 2015

Hi Kyle,
Send from my coffee maker?

and I thought sent from my refrigerator was funny.
Thanks for the wisdom, and Larry for your temporary idea as well.
One last question.
what is the keystroke  for leaving Linux basically to shut down the 
Unlike DOS, i understand you cannot just turn off the machine.
The person helping me on Tuesday knows nothing whatsoever about Linux and 
I want to turn it back off once I follow the steps to check for Internet 
Thanks again to you...and MR. coffee!

  On Fri, 23 Jan 2015, Kyle wrote:

> Removing Speakup should be as simple as something like
> sudo rmmod speakup speakup_<synth>
> where synth refers to the specific synthesizer you're using.
> Unfortunately, this gives errors stating that speakup is in use and that
> the synthesizer module is in use by speakup. So to fix this, I did
> sudo rmmod -f speakup speakup_<synth>
> and Speakup was forceably removed from the kernel and all standard
> keyboard functionality was restored. Hope this helps.
> Sent from my coffee maker
> -- 
> "Don't judge my disability until you are able to see my ability."
> ~Kyle:
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