I need to get speakup to wirk. Suggestions?
Linux for blind general discussion
blinux-list at redhat.com
Tue Aug 1 23:40:45 UTC 2017
You still get the same error after you did what - reinstalling the kernel?
To check the state of Secure Boot, try:
sudo mokutil --sb-state
I don't have UEFI here, so I don't know if it'll ask you for a password just for checking the state, but I guess not.
P. S. Although mokutil doesn't have a --help option, it has a manual page:
Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
Tue, Aug 01, 2017 at 02:57:36PM -0500
> 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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