I need to get speakup to wirk. Suggestions?
Linux for blind general discussion
blinux-list at redhat.com
Tue Aug 1 20:43:21 UTC 2017
If speakup is making too much trouble you can try yasr or fenrir what you can start without need to change something at the bios or kernel. Do you have GUI access via orca to launch/install stuff?
Brltty (good for braille )
Just to have some alternatives.
Am Dienstag 1. August 2017 schrieb Linux for blind general discussion:
> I still get the same "key not available" error. Does that mean for
> certain that I'm still stuck with that acursed secure boot? The
> sighted person who came over last said he turned it off. But then he's
> the one who unintentionally deleted Windows...
> Has anyone here had luck turning off secure boot with mokutil?
> sudo mokutil --disable-validation
> It asks you to create a password that you enter on reboot. I don't
> know if I'll be able to hear the password prompt.
> On 8/1/17, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
> > If you run ubuntu, speakup should already be in your kernel.
> > At your terminal in the GUI, do sudo su
> > then modprobe speakup_soft start=1
> > You should just get back to a prompt.
> > Then from your console, run espeakup
> > If it works, you can automate all of this.
> > Also make sure you have sound in the console. with some versions of
> > Ubuntu, you need to add the user to group audio.
> > HTH, Willem
> > On Mon, 31 Jul 2017, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> >> I'm using Orca on Ubuntu MATE. I want to use several terminal
> >> applications because I'm unsatisfied with the desktop apps I currently
> >> use.
> >> Orca's terminal support sucks.
> >> I've installed speakup, but it never runs when I switch to terminal.
> >> Any suggestions for fixes I might try? Thanks.
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