Running an ssh in Chrome OS?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Thu Apr 25 12:21:48 UTC 2019

If you have Linux apps enabled, you can install SSH.  After Linux apps is enabled, you can open Terminal and type the following commands to install SSH:
Apt update
Apt install ssh

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> On Apr 25, 2019, at 7:15 AM, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at> wrote:
> I don't know specifically about Chrome OS, but I can certainly report
> that we have long wanted accessible ssh on Android. There's plenty by
> way of terminal and ssh apps on Android, but none that work with
> Talkback.
> There's also a behavioral issue on Android to where a scrolling tty type
> line by line display is incorrectly voiced (and brailled). Focus stays
> with the content the user last focussed, even as that line of text moves
> up screen.
> If there's a solution for the former situation, I'm thinking the best
> opportunity may be to compile Fenrir for Android and/or Chrome. I've
> taken some half hearted attempts at doing that, but it's not a high
> priority for me.
> What to do about the second, behavioral issue, I'm don't know.
> Janina
> Linux for blind general discussion writes:
>> Well, I would certainly ask these questions, if I could find an active list
>> for new users of ChromeVox?
>> #1 With many challenges we installed a linux beta on a Chrome book. However,
>> ssh doesn't seem to work. I got a Chrome book, as it has great sounding
>> speech-and-the unit is much smaller than many laptops.
>> As far as speech, is their a flat review option like there is in NVDA and
>> Speakup? Also, can I turn off punctuation, so I don't have to hear "greater
>> than"
>> #2 I suppose the key mapping reminds me of a Mac. Are their easy ways of
>> having the keyboard more mirror a regular Linux machine, with only 2 buttons
>> to push instead of 3?
>> #3 And we did subscribe to a Google group, but no welcome message or any
>> other activity? Thanks so much in advance
>> Chime
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