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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem in sound on Presario CQ61

    ICEBOX - I had exactly the same problem! But I have just fixed it after several hours of pulling my hair out. I had tried everything I could think of, as well as lots of solutions other people had...
  2. [all variants] Language, Keyboard and speech options at boot?

    I want to make a customised isolinux.cfg file that will allow a blind user to enter a two letter code at the boot prompt e.g. es (for spanish) that will then determine the locale, language, keyboard...
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    Vinux 1.31 Cups Server Fix Released!

    Vinux 1.31 - Release Notes.

    This release contains a fix for the cups server problem which
    was still present in the 1.3 release.

    Direct Link -...
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    Re: Vibuntu 1.2 - Ubuntu for the visually impaired!

    Osvaldo la Rosa has made audio versions of all the Vinux 1.3
    documentation available in .ogg format. They can be downloaded from
    the following URL's:
    ...
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    Vinux 1.3 Released!

    Vinux 1.3 Released!

    drbongo and ald0 are proud to announce the new release of Vinux - Linux for the Visually Impaired!

    This release includes a variety of new packages and features, as well as...
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    Vinux- the new name for Vibuntu!

    I am happy to announce that we have now rebranded Vibuntu as Vinux after
    discussion with Canonical about the use of the 'buntu' suffix. They were
    happy to let us call it the Ubuntu VI Remix but we...
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    Re: GUI apps for festival

    Sindhu,

    There is no specific GUI for festival, but if you want to have text read out Orca, the screen-reader built into Ubuntu can use the festival voices if you open the preferences page and...
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    Re: Vibuntu 1.2 - Ubuntu for the visually impaired!

    You may be right, but I hope you are wrong and the only way to find out is to try and that isn't going to do anyone any harm. With the proliferation of netbooks, linux if getting used by more and...
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    Roll your own Vibuntu in 10 easy steps!

    I have now posted a rough guide to how I made Vibuntu 1.2 from a default
    install of Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) on the Vibuntu Development Blog for
    anyone who is interested -...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu USB installer puzzle!

    The USB installer provided in 8.10 will only work with the original Ubuntu CD or an iso image of it. Does anyone know of a way to use it with remastered Ubuntu CD's? For example how does it know it...
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    Re: Vibuntu 1.1 - Ubuntu for the visually impaired!

    Hi, unfortunately I think you are correct! But it is just because of this that I want to make Vibuntu. I hope in the future that we can avoid people falling into this expensive trap in the first...
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    Re: Vibuntu 1.1 - Ubuntu for the visually impaired!

    Because Vibuntu uses a pre-configured user account, the username and password
    are retained after an install. This has confused a few people. You can change
    both your user name and password after...
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    Re: SAPI in Ubuntu using Gnone Speech Dispatcher

    I had a message today from a large charity organisation who want to fund the development of a nvda-compatible full-screen magnifier to run on windows from a USB pendrive for third world countries...
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    Re: Vibuntu Wishlist!

    Applications I would like to add space permitting:

    YASR
    Linux Speaks
    Nautilus-open-terminal
    Gambas


    Features I would like to incorporate:
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    Re: Vibuntu Wishlist!

    Accessibility features available at boot:

    Orca Screen-Reader
    Gnome-Magnifier (activated by a keystroke)
    Brltty Autoprobe Enabled
    Compiz Advanced Zoom (activated from menu/icons)
    Crux Theme...
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    Re: Vibuntu 1.1 - Ubuntu for the visually impaired!

    I have written a short press release aimed at VI users who may not know about
    Linux. I would be grateful if you could post it on any general
    accessibility/software sites/forums you use if you think...
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    Re: SAPI in Ubuntu using Gnone Speech Dispatcher

    Forum Hijacker here! I am pleased to hear you have managed to solve the SAPI/Wine compatibility problems. I presume once you have sapi running in wine you can then install and or run windows sapi...
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    Vibuntu Wishlist!

    Please post any suggestions for additions or changes to Vibuntu on this thread. General discussions/issues should still be posted on the original Vibuntu thread!

    drbongo
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    Re: Vibuntu 1.1 - Ubuntu for the visually impaired!

    Vibuntu 1.2 Released!

    I am happy to formally announce the realease of Vibuntu 1.2 and I feel that this is a significant release because I have now resolved the problem of Orca beong unable to read...
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    Vibuntu 1.1 Released!

    Vibuntu 1.1 is ready! (I have replaced original first post with this announcement)

    The new release of Vibuntu is ready for download! It incorporates several significant improvements over the first...
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    Re: Vibuntu 1.0 - Ubuntu for the visually impaired!

    UPDATE: Vibuntu 1.0 is now also available from the following mirrors*

    http://vibuntu.blinuxman.net/
    http://blinuxman.net/vibuntu/

    *Special thanks to Osvaldo La Rosa (aka Ald0) for this...
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    Re: orca-no magnification under hardy

    The magnifier problem sounds like you have compiz enabled - open the appearances window, navigate to the desktop effects tab and disable desktop effects. Orca magnifier should now work.

    In order...
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    Re: Vibuntu 1.0 - Ubuntu for the visually impaired!

    Update: From information gleaned from Orca mailing list it seems that there is a relatively simple fix for the orca/administrator problem which involves creating an orbitrc file for the root user. I...
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    Re: Vibuntu 1.0 - Ubuntu for the visually impaired!

    I have only just started this project, but there seems to be a reasonable amount of interest, and I intend this to be a long term commitment. There is certainly a niche for a mainstream distro which...
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    Re: Vibuntu 1.0 - Ubuntu for the visually impaired!

    Update: I am now working on a bash script that will enable Orca to work during installation. It kills the existing orca session, restarts it using sudo so it works with the root user account and then...
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