Questions About Linux From Blind Computing Student Marvin Hunkin
dlawlor at roadrunner.nf.net
Fri Aug 2 15:50:57 EDT 2002
On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 02:33:47PM +0930, marvin hunkin wrote:
> 1. When will the software speech synths for linux be avaliable to use?
As far as I know not for a while yet. There is still a lot
of modularization of the speakup code which has to be done.
> 2. Can i install speakup and get speech feedback from the bios?
No. The bios is a totally different animal than Linux.
> 3. Can i configure remote servers and workstations using speakup?
Certainly yes! You would use 'ssh' or 'telnet', preferably 'ssh',
security to connect to the remote server and do your work.
> 4. If and when i have speakup installed with a speech synth and up and
> running, can i still get speech even i i decide to install another
> operating system like Windows?
No, you must reboot the machine into DOS for this therefore Speakup is
> 5. Which operating systems will speakup work with besides linux?
Doug Lawlor <dlawlor at roadrunner.nf.net>
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