Kali Linux

Techswing33 techswing33 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 2 10:46:22 EDT 2017


Hello,

With regards Kali can you make the changes you made to your installed
system as a post-install basically customize the iso and remaster it
so that the options will be available?

Thanks.
Dave.


On 8/23/17, √ėyvind Lode <oyvind.lode at gmail.com> wrote:
> Installed kali with speech.
> Kali installed a desktop by default and I did not get the option to
> not install a desktop like in debian.
> The system did not talk when I booted it up after installation.
> No braille either though I used both braille and speech during install.
> I switched to a text console and fired up brltty and configured it to
> start at boot time using systemctl.
> All services is disabled by default on kali.
> Ok, so far so good.
> I have braille now which makes it easier to type commands and read
> output in the text console <smile>
> I then found that espeakup is in fact there but not loaded at startup.
> speakup and speakup_soft kernel modules is not loaded at boot up either.
> Loaded both speakup and speakup_soft and started espeakup and wolla;
> it's speaking.
> Still no speech in the gui though but I don't care about the gui.
> I hope I can perform all hacking and penetration testing from the text
> console anyway.
> If I have to use orca and the gui I will have a problem since kali
> will be running in a VM on a server and I don't know about a way to
> run X and gui apps remotely in a accessible way for me that depend on
> a screen reader.
> Currently I'm running kali on my own vm at home where I now have both
> braille and speech on the text console and I can access it from all
> hosts on my lan via ssh (including over the internet).
>
>
> On 23 August 2017 at 17:15, Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at panix.com> wrote:
>> speech-dispatcher is on the system, espeakup I think is not.  However you
>> could probably install and use fenrir although that package needs work on
>> configuration scripts.  One thing fenrir does not do is put a default key
>> combination on the system to control fenrir.  It's left to the user to
>> choose this and edit the right configuration file correctly with normal
>> text
>> editor.  One advantage is, all lives in user space.  I need to chroot my
>> kali system andchange the root password so I can log in, one of the
>> installers used a password they couldn't remember for my new computer.  If
>> that works, I could search the archives and find if espeak is in those
>> archives.
>>
>> On Wed, 23 Aug 2017, ?yvind Lode wrote:
>>
>>> Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:22:18
>>> From: ?yvind Lode <oyvind.lode at gmail.com>
>>> Reply-To: Speakup is a screen review system for Linux.
>>>     <speakup at linux-speakup.org>
>>> To: Speakup is a screen review system for Linux.
>>> <speakup at linux-speakup.org>
>>> Subject: Re: Kali Linux
>>>
>>>
>>> Cool!
>>> Does that mean I have to use gnome and orca to access kali tools?
>>>
>>> I would prefer to only have a CLI system with speakup and brltty.
>>> This is the way I do with debian.
>>> Hit 's' at the boot prompt to get a talking install and I chose to not
>>> install a desktop environment and only use the CLI and also remote
>>> access via ssh.
>>>
>>>
>>> On 23 August 2017 at 15:40, Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at panix.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> To install kali linux on a system use the s boot parameter and you'll
>>>> get
>>>> a
>>>> talking install.  Once you have done that, and you reboot orca will come
>>>> up
>>>> talking automatically.
>>>> Lode wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 07:08:18
>>>>> From: ?yvind Lode <oyvind.lode at gmail.com>
>>>>> Reply-To: Speakup is a screen review system for Linux.
>>>>>     <speakup at linux-speakup.org>
>>>>> To: Speakup is a screen review system for Linux.
>>>>> <speakup at linux-speakup.org>
>>>>> Subject: Kali Linux
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I found an article on the kali forums or the blog that accessibility
>>>>> were
>>>>> added.
>>>>> This article was dated back in 2013 and it stated accessibility was
>>>>> added after being contacted by two blind security enthusiasts.
>>>>> Nice!
>>>>>
>>>>> I need to use Kali for work related stuff.
>>>>>
>>>>> Anyone know the status of accessibility in current Kali builds?
>>>>> I really hope these two blind enthusiasts is on this list.
>>>>>
>>>>> I really hope most tools in Kali is for the CLI, so I don't have to
>>>>> work with gnome etc :)
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