Fenrir 1.9 released (fwd)
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It's not building for me ...
-> Extracting fenrir-screenreader-1.9.post1.tar.gz with bsdtar
==> Sources are ready.
:: Building fenrir package(s)...
==> Making package: fenrir 1.9.post1-1 (Fri 08 Jun 2018 01:14:31 PM
==> Checking runtime dependencies...
==> Installing missing dependencies...
/usr/sbin/pacman: unrecognized option '--color never'
==> ERROR: 'pacman' failed to install missing dependencies.
:: failed to build fenrir package(s)
Linux for blind general discussion writes:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2018 18:48:49
> From: chrys <chrys at linux-a11y.org>
> To: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org>,
> debian-accessibility at lists.debian.org
> Subject: Fenrir 1.9 released
> Resent-Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2018 22:54:50 +0000 (UTC)
> Resent-From: debian-accessibility at lists.debian.org
> Hi Samuel, Hi List
> i write you to notify that i just released an new fenrir release:
> there is a new dependencies:
> pyte (python-pyte) needed for terminal emulation using "fenrir -e" make fenrir
> run in an gnome-terminal or mate-terminal
> xclip for share fenrir clipboard with X
> Optional (experimental, not recommented)
> pyttsx3(python-pyttsx3) for an new experimental optional driver backend for
> releast notes
> # We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Fenrir 1.9!
> You can download it from [the github page](https://github.com/chrys87/fenrir).
> ## What is it?
> Fenrir is a console screen reader written in python3. It is in user space, so
> does not have to be compiled into the kernel like other options such as acscynth
> or speakup.
> Features include speech and sound icon output with? braille support coming soon.
> Copy and paste with clipboards with definable history, currently 10. Desktop,
> laptop, and PTY keyboard layouts that are easy to learn and use. Learn mode,
> spellcheck with definable dictionaries, and definable windows for applications.
> Version 1.9 is recommended for use in production invironments, however, if you
> would like to help test and/or develop Fenrir, you may wish to install the
> latest version from git. Fenrir is released under the LGPL license, so it will
> remain open source and free, but you may use it for closed source work
> For more information, and to find out more about accessibility solutions for
> Linux, check out http://linux-a11y.org
> We are also available on irc at irc.netwirc.tk in room #a11y
> the manual is installed locally as a man page or available on [Fenrir's home
> ## What's New
> * much higher accuracy
> * better handling for threads/ processes
> * lot of bugfixes
> * german translation
> * performance enhancements (it runs quite nicely on the raspberry Pi)
> * The ability to paste to the X clipboard (requires xclip)
> * The generic speech driver is the default.
> * initial Highlight tracking mode (work in progress)
> * Sound alert if you remove or add a keyboard
> * Copy last utterance to clipboard
> *? Improved Headline Seperator and Multiple Character Support
> * Toggle automatic speaking of indentation level
> * PTY Screen driver (to use xterm and other terminal emulators)
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