Problems with installing speakup with fedora 3 please help

Janina Sajka janina at
Wed Feb 7 20:32:17 EST 2007

Corey Knapp writes:
> Hi Listers,
> I am hoping that some one can help me with the following problems that I am
> encountering while installing speakup.

OK. I'll try, but don't you mean you're installing Fedora?

> 1. I can get the doubletalk to speak but here a lot of weirdness while
> starting the installation about drivers loading and I have to turn off the
> doubletalk and turn it back on to finally here the beginning of the install.

No, that's not the way to skipp all the messages about drivers loading,
and various installation system functions launching. Learn to use
Speakup. Have you looked at the Speakup FAQ? Have you read our summary
about using Speakup in the SpeakupModified Fedora INstallation HOWTO?

More properly you should use the enter key on the numeric keypad to
silence Speakup. You won't miss the first installation screen. It'll be
there ready for you to review and respond to.

> When I am installing the OS I loose all speech around 87 percent I have
> checked all of the cd's reburned them several times checked the md5
> signatures and everything is ok if someone could help me I would appreciate

No, the disc checksums have nothing to do with Speakup. Apples and
hammers, totally not the same thing. Suggest you familiarize yourself
with Speakup better and then definitely do NOT turn the synth on and off
all the time.

> I am installing it on a AMD xp 3000 with out any other operating system.

Good. You are smart to give Linux it's own machine. That will prove very
helpful as you start learning to use Linux.

> Thanks in advance.

You're welcome. hth.


> Corey
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