Getting Started with linux
Linux for blind general discussion
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Sun Jan 16 16:52:33 UTC 2022
Thank you, whom ever you are. I have heard of Slint but not much about
it. There are so many flavors of linux that I really didn't know where
to start. I'll google Slint and try to learn a little about it.
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Thank you for the suggestion.
On 1/16/2022 9:48 AM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Is there a reason why you haven't tried Slint, Howard? It's accessible
> out-of-the-box & is likely a good starting point for a beginner. &
> it's developer is a regular participant on blind Linux mailing list,
> including 1 of his own, I believe.
> On 1/16/22, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Well, it sounds like you're telling me to run linux under windows? That
>> isn't what I had in mind. Here's what I've learned thus far:
>> I need to download a linux OS; then make a bootable media and install
>> the linux ISO to it.
>> Well, I did that:
>> downloaded ubuntu-20.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso
>> and (for flashing it to the thumb drive) balenaEtcher-Portable-1.7.3.exe
>> made a bootable thumb drive and installed ubuntu on it.
>> Now I need to learn how to install ubuntu from the thumb drive. I must
>> search for instructions to go on from here.
>> On 1/15/2022 5:53 PM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>>> Ubuntu or Fedora could do that for you. alt-windows-s toggles speech on
>>> and off and you want to choose try ubuntu or try fedora buttons on the
>>> desktop screen. Desktop screen is windows-d once system boots and you
>>> have speech.
>>> On Sat, 15 Jan 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>>>> Hello all,
>>>> I've been wanting to try out linux but haven't wanted to give up or mess
>>>> any of my working windows systems. Would it be possible to install some
>>>> version of linux on a CD or a DVD; then just boot a computer from that
>>>> bypassing windows altogether? If so, I'd have to make it either talk or
>>>> a Braille display.
>>>> Wonder if anyone would have any suggestions? Thank you.
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