braille display question

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Fri Aug 28 08:19:56 UTC 2020

I have used the pac Mate display with brltty. It works fine on both Debian and Redhat distros.


On Fri, Aug 28, 2020 at 03:15:52AM +0200, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have a quick question about braille displays.
> Have any of you used the Pacmate 40 cell display with Linux? Especially those of you who use Slint as I am really interested in that Distro.
> I was thinking of using an Optelec Braille Voyager 40 but I don't see it supported on the BRLTTY list.
> Pacmate 40 does actually seem to be supported on the BRLTTY list so I'm thinking of getting that one, and just wanted to know if any of you use Pacmate 40, particularly with Slint?
> Thanks,
> SL
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