Trouble installing Ubuntu on VmWare?
parham16 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 12 12:52:45 EDT 2007
I remember hearing that when you get to that place, you should press alt+tab
to change the focus to the installation window and then Orca will start
----- Original Message -----
From: "Zachary Kline" <Z_kline at hotmail.com>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2007 8:20 PM
Subject: OT: Trouble installing Ubuntu on VmWare?
> I got the urge to try out Ubuntu with Orca and possibly Speakup as
> well. I downloaded the main desktop CD iso, booted the emulated PC from
> it, and got speech working.
> However, I have had trouble following the instructions for getting an
> installation started. I go to the Gnome Terminal as instructed on the
> Orca page on installations of Ubuntu, sudo su to root, andquit Orca.
> From this point, starting up Orca again doesn't seem to yield speech.
> I type:
> orca --no-setup --disable main-window
> again as instructed. I then get the message about Orca starting up and
> switching to focus tracking mode. However, this is all I get. No speech
> after at all.
> I can type 'ubiquity' as instructed, but am not sure if it comes up at
> What I'm asking, then, is if anybody here could give me instructions on
> how you got Ubuntu installed?
> PS: After it's installed, how would I use Speakup with it in text-mode?
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