Starting Ubuntu Linux in Text Mode with Speech

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Wed Feb 17 19:11:55 UTC 2021

I don't do virtual so can't  help there.  However I think 
display-manager.service can be disabled with systemd and that should get 
you a consistent text mode login.

On Wed, 17 Feb 2021, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Hi,
> I am running Ubuntu Linux 20.04 for the past twelve months. However, I
> am having problems when trying to set it to start in text mode with
> speech. Doing:
> sudo systemctl set-default
> will boot into text mode, but then there will be no speech. So My
> question is: Can we run Ubuntu in text mode with speech? For those who
> successfully booted into text mode, can you please share some tips on
> how I can configure my system to always run in text mode but with
> speech, whether it be Speakup or Fenrir? By the way, both of these are
> installed, but they are not triggered when I log in virtual console
> mode.
> Thanks in advance for your help,

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