Installing Ubuntu on an AMD HP Laptop

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Wed Jul 18 22:11:46 UTC 2018


I tried this already but I didn't hear anything. Will it work regardless 
of what sound drivers I have? I know that Narrator works just fine when 
I boot from media using control Windows Enter.


On 18/07/2018 14:35, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> 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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