Using Nano?

Brandon Keith Biggs brandonkeithbiggs at
Wed Jun 24 17:36:39 EDT 2015

I'm not sure what did it, but I did everything and then realized my 
volume was not up (I can't turn it up in the console). I turned it up 
and everything works great.
The desktop is not accessible at all though. I may need to reinstall it 
with gnome rather than the default debian tools if I wish to use it.

Brandon Keith Biggs <>
On 6/24/2015 10:52 AM, Tony Baechler wrote:
> Are you having problems with Speakup in Vinux?  Does Ctrl-Alt-F1 get you to
> a command line in Vinux with speech?  I was assuming you installed Debian on
> real hardware, so maybe the VM is the problem.  I know this is obvious, but
> what sound card does your VM emulate?  What VM software are you using?  It's
> weird that you would only hear random words.  The low volume issue can be
> resolved easily enough, but I'm wondering if you're having some other sound
> problem.  Try this from a terminal:
> amixer set Master playback 100
> Notice the upper case M in Master.
> On 6/24/2015 12:41 AM, Brandon Keith Biggs wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am running both Vinux and debian, so I'm flipping between the two.
>> Thanks,
>> Brandon Keith Biggs <>
>> On 6/24/2015 9:34 AM, Tony Baechler wrote:
>>> He just installed Debian and has no clue what the heck you're talking about.
>>>    Please at least try to be gentle with him since he probably doesn't even
>>> know how to install packages yet.  Does Debian even have the learn package?
>>>    I've never seen it.
>>> On 6/23/2015 8:41 PM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
>>>> ex <enter.
>>>> If the file is empty type $a at the colon prompt followed by enter. Then do
>>>> your typing.  To end append put a period character at the colon prompt
>>>> followed by enter.  That's the ex editor and is pretty easy to learn.  If
>>>> your isp has bad installed you could try running the learn utility on that
>>>> provider.  There are prerequisite lessons to go through these are computer
>>>> assisted instruction and no inaccessible html since that utility was written
>>>> before html was written.  If the utility is not installed and your provider
>>>> runs bsd, you might ask them to install the learn utility.  The learn
>>>> utility has a very good set of lessons to get you going with ex.
>>>> On Tue, 23 Jun 2015, Brandon Keith Biggs wrote:
>>>>> Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:52:26
>>>>> From: Brandon Keith Biggs <brandonkeithbiggs at>
>>>>> Reply-To: Speakup is a screen review system for Linux.
>>>>>       <speakup at>
>>>>> To: speakup at
>>>>> Subject: Using Nano?
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>> Is there a way to root the editing cursor to the review cursor when one is
>>>>> in Nano?
>>>>> Is there also a way to open up a text editor while one is on the
>>>>> commandline?
>>>>> How does one normally edit scripts?
>>>>> thank you,
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