virtualization, was: Re: Which hardware synthesizer to buy?

Alex Snow alex_snow at
Thu Apr 16 12:00:25 EDT 2009

Ah, I hadn't realised that speech software could be used over RDP...had forgotten that 
it also carries audio.
On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 09:57:20PM -0700, Gregory Nowak wrote:
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> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 11:54:28PM -0400, Alex Snow wrote:
> > The issue with vboxheadless is to interact at all with your OS (unless you're doing it 
> > over ssh or something) you need to connect with an rdp client, which raises its own 
> > accessibility issues.
> What kind of issues are you thinking of? I'll admit that in the case
> of windows guests, I only used wineyes over rdp, but it worked very
> well. In the case of gnu/linux guests, in the days before espeakup,
> using speech-dispatcher/speechd-up/espeak over rdp did very nicely
> too. It was actually kind of funny in a way to be sitting in front of
> a windows machine, and hearing espeak, while using speakup's
> navigation commands to read the screen. I can't speak for GNU/Linux
> rdp clients, since I never tried any.
> Greg
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