progress, sort of *long*
Tom and Esther Ward
tward1978 at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 15 21:41:58 EST 2004
Yes, all official versions of Slackware 9.1 contain speakup, emacspeak, and
comes with the gnopernicus gnome spcreen reader as well.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kyrath" <kyrath at cox.net>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2004 8:41 PM
Subject: Re: progress, sort of *long*
> Because it was the most recent on the slackware downloads of the speakup
> There are only versions 7.0, 7.1, and 8.0 available on there, along with
> zipspeak and some loop something or other.
> Does version 9.1 from slackware.com incorporate speakup as well?
> -- Rob
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gregory Nowak" <greg at romuald.net.eu.org>
> To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux."
<speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
> Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2004 5:27 PM
> Subject: Re: progress, sort of *long*
> > Why did you get slackware 8, if slackware 9.1 is the latest version?
> > Greg
> > On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 03:47:45PM -0500, Kyrath wrote:
> > > Hi, I downloaded the slackware8 images and made the 2 floppies, and I
> have a null modem cable connecting my 2 pcs.
> > > After reading the info on the slackware.com site, I found that you are
> to type:
> > > ramdisk console=ttyS0
> > > at the prompt, right after the boot floppy stops and press <enter> to
> force output to the serial port.
> > > Well... it actually worked! However, the target pc seems to have
> up at the point where it asks for the route disk.
> > > I did see something about the slackware boot potentially causing some
> problems with the keyboard on pentium machines, or something like that.
> I need to look into this issue.
> > >
> > > The only thing I'm wondering about is the terminal client. I used the
> hyperterminal included with WinXP. Basically, I needed to use the jaws
> cursor to read the output, but I also have some sight and used zoomtext to
> verify what jaws was reading and making sure I read everything. Is there
> better term client to use with JFW and WinXP?
> > > Also, any suggestions or comments regarding my keyboard issue would be
> > > BTW, it looks like the bootup sequence didn't recognize any of my PCI
> cards. However, the mouse, hard drive, floppy, and cd rom appear to have
> been detected correctly.
> > >
> > > -- Rob
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