getting started with linux
daniel.dalton47 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 04:51:32 EDT 2007
Just a couple more questions:
How do I setup the soundcard so I here sound through it once I have
Also will I have to download a linux distribution and install that. Then
install speakup? When speakup is working can I get it to talk through my
speakers? If so what synth would it use. Like jaws can talk through my
speakers can speakup do this or do I need a hardware synth?
John Heim wrote:
> If you miss out on that machine, and need to bid on another one, if I were
> you, I wouldn't worry too much about it not being compatible with linux. Any
> PC that is a year old or older is probably going to work. It's mostly very
> new hardware that isn't supported -- yet.
> I guess it would be a huge bummer to get a machine and have it turn out to
> be one of the very few that is not supported. But you're probably more
> likely to get a defective machine off ebay than you are to get one that has
> an unsupported sound card.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daniel Dalton" <daniel.dalton47 at gmail.com>
> To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2007 3:11 AM
> Subject: Re: getting started with linux
>> Thanks for all the help. I got a reply from the guy that was selling
>> that pc I was looking at. He said the following:
>> "it is intel 815 chipset has agp slot and intel onboard sound drives at
>> google search " dell support" xp has drivers"
>> So is this going to work with linux and speakup?
>> I don't know much about this so I don't think I will be able to find it
>> on the site with the supported cards.
>> Anyway if anyone can get back to me I would greatly appreciate it.
>> Daniel Dalton
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