installing bsd with speech

Anders Holmberg anders at
Wed Mar 22 22:56:15 UTC 2017

I could ask the brltty dev for that if you’re intrested.

>  22 mars 2017 kl. 12:52 skrev Christian Schoepplein <chris at>:
> Hi,
> On Mi, Mär 22, 2017 at 05:40:05 -0500, Kelly Prescott wrote:
>> Here is what is happening.
>> First, you are logged into your arch or debian or ubuntu or other system 
>> using either a console or ssh.
>> Then you build your machine according lucely to the template instructions 
>> I provided.
>> The console is curses, so it displays in your terminal without using 
>> graphics modes.
>> Therefore speakup runs and you get speech from it.
> Yes, the speakup on the hostsystem, in this case your ArchLinux box, is 
> used, and no speakup support in the guest and virtualized BSD system is 
> present. That means the BSD is accessible because the Linux host has 
> speech or / and braile support enabled.
> I think the question was, if BSD does support speakup or braille itself, 
> so it can be installed natively and not only virtualized.
> I'd be also interested in native speech or braille support in BSD, but 
> as far I can find out via Google there is no BSD distribution that has 
> brltty, speakup, or what ever  included which we know from Linux 
> systems.
> Cheers,
>  Schoepp
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