Any suggestions of what distro of Linux I should load onto a new computer?
Linux for blind general discussion
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Tue Oct 12 14:40:40 UTC 2021
I knew not that Fedora has a mate edition.
> On Oct 12, 2021, at 5:26 AM, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
> I would recommend Fedora. It's mainstream, runs up-to-date programs, and
> doesn't depend on one developer. To start Orca, just press Alt + Windows +
> S. I would also go with the Fedora Mate spin, as Mate is, in my opinion, a
> bit more accessible than Gnome. Do enable Assistive Technology support
> after you install it.
> Now, Accessible Coconut is good system, but it is very out of date. For a
> learning system, that may be okay, except your school may require newer
> packages. Do you know what distribution of Linux they're going to be using?
> There is also Slint, at:
> But I would not call it newbie friendly, and I've had sound issues with it
> the one time I tried it.
> So yeah there really kinda isn't that much for blind beginner Linux users
> right now. But I'd take a mainstream, well-developed distribution with
> up-to-date packages any day over an out-of-date Ubuntu release.
> Devin Prater
> r.d.t.prater at gmail.com
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2021 at 11:40 PM Linux for blind general discussion <
> blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on what distro of Linux I should
>> load onto a new computer? I will be using the computer for mainly school
>> purposes to learn the OS.
>> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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