Speakup under VMware Fusion 6

Alonzo cuellar mariachiac at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 06:46:44 EDT 2014

Hello Janina,

You'll have to remap the keys in vmware fusion to work successfully as an
insert key. if I can get to my brothers mac I can see if I can figure it
out. You will have to bring up the settings for the particular virtual
You'd interact with VO and click on the settigns button on the toolbar.
This should bring up the settings for the particular machine your using.
I'll try to see what I can do about getting near my brothers mac. I long
ago reformatted my mac so now it runs linux. smile.

Take care,

On Sat, Mar 08, 2014 at 04:22:30PM -0500, Janina Sajka wrote:
> Hi, All:
> I'm wondering whether any of you can share some wisdom for running
> Speakup in a virtual Linux machine. I picked up a Macbook Air recently,
> added Fusion 6, and have Fedora 20 installed and working (mostly).
> Couple quick questions:
> 1.)	How can I bring Speakup up with my preferred speaking rate? It's
> defaulting to rate 1, which is quite painful.
> 	I'm launching Speakup from within rc.local. Can I use some kind
> 	of command line argument in my script?
> 		I no longer see anything about rate under
> 		/sys/accessibility/speakup/,o suspect that old method is
> 		history. Am I wrong?
> 		2.)	Caps Lock for pop up screen review. I haven't
> 		solved this one, so would appreciate suggestions.
> 		Strangely, FN+Command+Return does the "You killed
> 		Speakup" and "I'm alive" toggle nicely. I can also
> 		adjust rate and pitch with FN+Command+N, but not Caps
> 		Lock joy.
> 		3.)	The Insert Key -- There has to be some
> 		successful mapping for that! <grin>
> 		TIA
> 		Janina
> -- 
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