# speakup 1.0 and slackware 8.0

Gregory Nowak gnowak1 at uic.edu
Sun Dec 30 19:36:14 EST 2001

Yes.
Greg

On Sun, Dec 30, 2001 at 10:31:43AM -0600, Reinhard Stebner wrote:
> this is correct.
>
> Now the next question is, will this same cd (the cd that the speakup disks
> were found on) be used for installing the os?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gregory Nowak" <gnowak1 at uic.edu>
> To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
> Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2001 3:28 AM
> Subject: Re: speakup 1.0 and slackware 8.0
>
>
> > Assuming your cd-rom drive is d: under windows, you get the speakup boot
> disk for ide drives from:
> > d:\bootdsks.144\speakup.i
> > The same procedure goes for the color.gz root disk which is in:
> > d:\rootdsks\color.gz
> > . Then you would write the images to the floppies as if you had gotten
> them off the speakup sight which is what it looks like you were planning to
> do.
> > Greg
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Dec 29, 2001 at 11:24:05PM -0600, Reinhard Stebner wrote:
> > > and How do I get the disk from the cd when the system is not booted
> (Linux)?
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Gregory Nowak" <gnowak1 at uic.edu>
> > > To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
> > > Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 6:25 PM
> > > Subject: Re: speakup 1.0 and slackware 8.0
> > >
> > >
> > > > If you get the iso, you don't need the 2 floppy images as they are on
> the
> > > cd itself.
> > > > Greg
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Sat, Dec 29, 2001 at 03:44:16PM -0500, Keith Creasy wrote:
> > > > > I found slackware 8.0 and the talking installation disk images by
> going
> > > to
> > > > > www.slackware.com/getslack and choosing one of the FTP mirrors. I
> think
> > > it
> > > > > was sunsite.
> > > > >
> > > > > there was a text file in the slackware 8.0 directory that described
> how
> > > to
> > > > > download and install  slackware 8.0 with speakup. Basically I
> > > > > the slackware 8.0 ISO, the slackware.i boot image, and the color.gz
> root
> > > > > diske image.
> > > > >
> > > > > One thing I overlooked the first time I tried it was that you have
> to
> > > > > enter a command to get speakup to find your synthesizer awhen you
> boot
> > > > > with the diskette. When the diskette stops I had to enter "ramdisk
> > > > > speakup_synth=dtlk". this enabled it to talk through my doubletalk
> card.
> > > > > The rest of the installation was pretty much the normal series of
> steps.
> > > > >
> > > > > Good luck!
> > > > >
> > > > > Keith
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Sat, 29 Dec 2001, Reinhard Stebner wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > > Slackware 8 does come with talking boot disks and kernel.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > The only thing I found on the speakup web site was slackware 7.1
> with
> > > > > > speaking boot disks.  Am I missing something?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thank you so much for your help it means a lot to me.  Here are
> some
> > > more
> > > > > > newbee questions.  Could someone please explain how the man page
> > > works?  (by
> > > > > > taking a man page and saying what all of the  [] {} and <> mean in
> > > context?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > How dows one read one screen at a time instead of one line at a
> time?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Is there a way to copy that page and save it and then braille out
> than
> > > man
> > > > > > page?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Is there any way to have a braille device working with speakup?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Where can I find more docs on the proper feeding and care of my
> new
> > > os?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > What about speakup (see last quesion).
> > > > > >
> > > > > > How hard is it to find documentation on programming un unix/linux?
> > > > > > Is it quite differant from programming under dos?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Final quesion, what are some do and don'ts when comming to:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 1) installing and setting up the os
> > > > > > 2) running the os
> > > > > > 3) upgrading
> > > > > > 4) speakups limitations when comming to the operating this os?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thank you once again for your willingness to help me out.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
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