Sonar GNU/Linux merges with Vinux

Eric Oyen eric.oyen at
Fri Mar 17 02:23:03 UTC 2017

hmmm. good idea there. :)

btw, I wouldn't mind compiling a version of Linux to operate on my Braille Sense U2 (which currently uses windows CE 6). Unfortunately, getting hardware specs out of HIMS International just  isn't possible right now. It's like they are treating the device as some ultra secret patented device (A black box). I'd take mine apart if I didn't need it for some things.

from the central office of the Technomage Guild, Division 6.

On Mar 16, 2017, at 4:36 PM, Joel Roth wrote:

> Eric Oyen wrote:
>> ...we, as a community, don't have an actual unified distro
>> to call our own. Sure, Vinux is a decent distro, but it's
>> lacking a lot of useful features outside of accessibility.
>> I, myself, use Ubuntu primarily because of the larger
>> software repository. I have also had to help out my room
>> mate (who is definitely a Linux NewB) and Ubuntu was the
>> easiest to use.
> Hi Eric,
> I'm not sure how things are at present, but in the past,
> Debian has shown some commitment to supporting
> accessibility[1], including at the installer level[2].
> This is not the same as a special-purpose distribution, and
> I think the pages were written some time ago. Still I would
> think that some effort would be worthwhile, and would
> benefit all Debian derivatives, which could include
> a accessbility-centric distribution. 
> 1.
> 2.
> Regards,
> Joel
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