Ubuntu with Orca
Linux for blind general discussion
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Thu Jan 25 00:39:59 UTC 2018
I'm not sure what you mean by the text based Gnome desktop. I think
Unity, Mate and Gnome are all accessible on Ubuntu 16.04. I run the
Gnome desktop myself, which is a GUI desktop.
On 01/24/2018 02:45 PM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> As of right now I have to use Ubuntu 16.04 for one of the classes I am taking. There is probably no real issue in using another version but he specifically wants us to use Ubuntu 16.04 so that is what I installed. Maybe later I will switch to Mate or something else but for now I am using Ubuntu.
> Is it not necessary to run the text based gnome desktop when using Orca on Ubuntu? I know it is not required but I have read a lot of people talking about how much better Orca is with the text based gnome. How do I know what desktop version I am running?
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>> On Jan 24, 2018, at 1:19 AM, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Le 24/01/2018 à 07:17, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
>>> Sorry hijack but did you installed debian 9 mate (new install), does
>>> wireless work properly ?
>> Yes, it works. The link provided by Edhoari is the Debian installer with proprietaries firmware.
>> FYI, Debian ships only free software by default, it's because the manufacturer of your WiFi card only provides a proprietary driver for your WIFI card.
>> Best regards.
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