Speakup on a Dell Enspiron 2600

Kenny Hitt kenny at hittsjunk.net
Sat Aug 18 07:31:19 EDT 2007


I just noticed I wasn't clear on one point.  I doubt you can get software speech working
on the live CD.  You will have no trouble getting software speech working after you install.
Since the install is gtk based, speakup won't help you do the initial install, but the installer works with Orca.

On Sat, Aug 18, 2007 at 06:23:50AM -0500, Martin McCormick wrote:
> Kenny Hitt writes:
> > The Ubuntu live cd boots into gnome.  Although speakup is in the Feisty 
> > kernel, I doubt you can get speakup working with software speech.
> > 256 meg will make the live cd run really slow in Gnome with Orca.
> Thank you very much. You probably saved me days of frustration
> which is why I asked in the first place.
> Martin McCormick WB5AGZ  Stillwater, OK 
> Systems Engineer
> OSU Information Technology Department Network Operations Group
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