Accessible Distros for a beginner?
Linux for blind general discussion
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Sun Aug 23 17:39:30 UTC 2020
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But it won't work on a raspberry pi as it's for architecture x76_64 only, sorry.
Le 23/08/2020 à 19:25, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
> Where can mini Slint be obtained, please?
> On 8/23/20, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Could be mini-slint could run on that raspberry pi. I don't have one
>> yet so haven't tried that one yet. The mini-slint is a command line
>> environment the way it starts out after installation.
>> On Sat, 22 Aug 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>>> Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2020 16:49:51
>>> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>>> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
>>> Subject: Re: Accessible Distros for a beginner?
>>> I answer inline to the parts of your message quoted below:
>>> Le 22/08/2020 ? 21:20, SL a ?crit :
>>>> I don't know if I would also need to compile source files for Slint when
>>>> I'm getting started with the OS?
>>> No need to do that. You get a lot of software out of the boxes, and can
>>> get more just typing a few commands, as with many other Linux
>>> distributions, either pre-built or compiled and installed typing just one
>>>> But if Slint starts speaking out of the box more or less, maybe I would
>>>> start with that.
>>> Slint starts speaking from the very beginning of installation and speaks
>>> in all contexts; console as graphical environments including Mate, the
>>> If you have a hard synthesizer you can use it as well. Slint can preserve
>>> and restore specific settings for each synthesizer if you use several.
>>> Orca is indeed available in graphical environments and you can use (and
>>> switch between) console screen readers: espeakup, speechd-up and fenrir.
>>> Indeed braille is enabled as well from the very beginning of installation.
>>>> I like how many accessibility features Slint has.
>>> We try hard to provide as many as possible.
>>>> And if I wouldn't need to compile a lot of source files, maybe Slint
>>>> would be a good choice.
>>> Indeed <smile>
>>> About support: we answer all questions in the Slint mailing list, and
>>> beginners are welcome there.
>>> So I think that Slint is a good choice for a laptop in your situation.
>>> Slint don't support raspberry Pi, but for that Stormux is a good choice.
>>> Storm Dragon, its maintainer, is a friend and we do cooperate for the
>>> benefit of our users.
>>> didier at slint.fr
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