Installing Ubuntu on an AMD HP Laptop

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Wed Jul 18 21:35:50 UTC 2018

yes it comes with orca.  Try windowskey-s a few minutes after you start
the computer.  You should need to do this only once.  After that, when
you boot you'll have speech.
On Wed, 18 Jul 2018, Linux for blind general
discussion wrote:

> Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:37:08
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
> To: "blinux-list at" <blinux-list at>
> Subject: Installing Ubuntu on an AMD HP Laptop
> Hello, everyone.
> I decided to try installing a Linux distro after my Windows 10 image
> started malfunctioning. I didn't want to have to lose all my data, so I
> wanted to see if using Linux would allow me to access all of my files
> and put them on an external hard drive.
> I downloaded Ubuntu 18.04 Iso and the Rufus utility. I put the Iso image
> on my flash drive using this utility.
>  From past experience with an AMD HP computer, i found that pressing the
> escape key immediately after turning on the computer, and then pressing
> F9 would bring me to the list of boot options. From here I pressed down
> arrow to select USB media, and pressed enter. At this point I don't know
> what happened next because I don't know if Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit AMD comes
> with any screen reader, or what the commands would be to launch it. I
> used the Microsoft seeing AI app to read what was on the screen.
> Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
> Sincerely,
> -Heavenly Harmony
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