speakup and links browser

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at redhat.com
Sun Oct 4 22:45:08 UTC 2020

How about share the location  so others
can see if they have the same download issue?
no idea about speakup, but I use links the chain for downloading often.

On Sun, 4 Oct 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> I tried downloading a file from a website using links and couldn't
> download the file.
> Using speakup I was able to cursor onto the desired file or that's what
> speakup told me.
> However when I tried to download that file I got offered an image file
> from another cursor location on the screen I did not want.
> I think this is more of a links problem than a speakup problem and am
> wondering if it's possible to configure links in some way to clear this
> problem.
> I don't know what the braille setting would have bought me since I have no
> braille display.
> As things stand, I had more success with wget and a bash script I wrote.
> For that reason I'm going to share this one with the list.
> The script could probably be improved by adding a site variable to the
> download variable for wget to process but I haven't done that yet.
> #!/usr/bin/env bash
> # file: s3.sh - gentoo stage3 download script
> download="stage3-amd64-20201001T120249Z.tar.xz"
> wget -bc https://bouncer.gentoo.org/fetch/root/all/releases/amd64/autobuilds/current-stage3-amd64/$download
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