ssh access, was: Re: software speech
tyler at tysdomain.com
Thu Aug 21 14:33:57 EDT 2008
>indeed the case. However, if you're interacting with >another system on
>your home LAN, (which I believe is what Tyler is >doing), then my
>previous statements do stand, ssh access from gnu/linux >is indeed
>seamless in that case, speakup keyboard echo, and all.
it is; I am sshing from grml to my box now, and it's flying. works like a
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From: "Gregory Nowak" <greg at romuald.net.eu.org>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2008 12:24 PM
Subject: ssh access, was: Re: software speech
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> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 03:10:12AM -0700, Tony Baechler wrote:
>> The problem is
>> Windows, not the ssh client.
> Yes, I'd agree. Specifically, the way I see it, the problem is using a
> text interface inside of a GUI interface, with a GUI screen
> reader. Ssh access for me at least, was lots better under a dosbox
> with the provox screen reader using win98, than it is nowadays in xp,
> regardless of if I'm using a ssh client via the cmd.exe xp command
> prompt, or using udf8 teratermpro, both via wineyes in my case.
>> The problem I run into
>> is that a GUI environment doesn't do well at handling console apps,
>> specifically GUI screen readers don't do well with command prompts or
>> text-based programs such as the Cygwin ssh client, telnet, etc.
> I'd definitely second that.
>> wouldn't quite go so far as to say that access from Linux to another
>> Linux system is seemless, but it's a lot better than going through
>> Windows. I've noticed that the Speakup keyboard echo is slightly less
>> responsive with ssh but I can certainly live with it.
> Maybe I should've qualified my previous statements. If you're
> interacting with a system at a remote location, what you describe is
> indeed the case. However, if you're interacting with another system on
> your home LAN, (which I believe is what Tyler is doing), then my
> previous statements do stand, ssh access from gnu/linux is indeed
> seamless in that case, speakup keyboard echo, and all.
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