Accessible Distros for a beginner?

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Have you tried:
git clone
On Thu, 20 Aug 2020, Linux for
blind general discussion

> Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 19:31:19
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
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> Subject: Re: Accessible Distros for a beginner?
> I remembered I had the following page bookmarked:
> Which seems to have the URL for a git repository for SBL.
> admittedly, I'm not sure this really helps much...
> Turns out that I do have a copy of some version of SBL's source
> sitting in my programming folder... skimming some of the files in the
> debian directory, it sounds like someone might have tried packaging
> versiong 3.3.something for Debian circa 2008 as some of the files in
> there mention dates around that time and there's what seems to be
> skeletons of the kind of metadata stored in /var/lib/dpkg/status for
> software installed on Debian-based systems and displayed by apt
> frontends such as aptitude.
> My system is running SBL 3.5.1+1knoppix1 or something like that and is
> based on Knoppix 8.5.x or 8.6.x while I think the latest version of
> Knoppix is 9.something, but only available with acertain issue of the
> German Linux Magazine.
> Considering that Knoppix is debian based and that I get the impression
> its a one man distro, I wonder if Klaus Knopper could provide any
> insight on how to build SBL for vanilla Debian and its other
> derivatives, but I have no idea how to contact the man.
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