Producing Braille files on ZLinux

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Fri Nov 20 08:32:12 UTC 2020

You need liblouis installed, and it probably already is as a dependency.
Then a command like:

lou_translate en-us-g2.ctb  [source] >output.file

Linux for blind general discussion writes:
> Hi,
> How do we produce braille files on Linux? Is there any software for
> transcription which works like Duxbury or Send to Braille? I just want
> to convert my ebooks into Braille for reading on a notetaker or for
> embossing.
> Thanks for your help,
> -- 
> Jay
> Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas. :
>    Albert Einstein
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Janina Sajka

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The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Co-Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures

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