Sorry, copying list. Haven't gotten used to this damned gmail replying
to lists nonsence yet. Had to switch to an external mail address due
to our IT company's shiny new spam filter which seems to think every
ILUG post should be redirected to the cosmic \dev\null. Before you
rush to make suggestions I know how to fix it but they don't seem to
On 7/12/05, Stephen Reilly <leydar at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > to Suse 9.3 Professional in a month so I need to be able to independently
> > > install, configure and use the system.
> > Not sure if it helps or is very relevant, but I know that one of the steps
> > SuSE goes thru during installation is looking for braille displays.
>> Since Suse 7 it has had installation by the blind out of the box. It
> will detect if a braille device is attached and automatically switch
> various settings (e.g. install to text only) and then crank up a
> daemon called Blinux. Judging by: "During the boot-process of the
> installation-CD, the system recognizes any connected Braille device.
> Once the Braille device is recognized, the SuSE-specific installation
> tool Yast2 switches to text-mode and the screen reader is started.
> This makes SuSE Linux the only system in the world that offers Braille
> support during installation. Users can follow the complete
> Login-process, install and configure their own system. They can work
> on the text console using the Braille device or a voice activated
> system." I would say you're in luck. Check ref. site:
>http://www.hicom.net/~oedipus/vicug/SuSE_blinux.html> or google for Suse Blinux for more specific information. Hope this helps.
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