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Hi again James,
I am moving this thread to gentoo-accessibility, so can we continue
On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 02:27:13PM -0500, James Homuth wrote:
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> From: William Hubbs [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: February 21, 2009 2:21 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Gentoo Installer and Handbook (Was: Re:
> Gentoo'sadvantage: 'optimized for your system' -- huh?)
> Are you on the gentoo-accessibility mailing list? You might want to
> subscribe there. There are a couple of things that still need to happen
> (like getting espeakup and speakup to go stable) before we can get them put
> on the live cd, but that is being worked on.
> I am, yes. Though admittedly not for very long.
> For now, the last live cd with speakup on it was 2007.0, so you have to
> install from that cd.
> Can you run speakup etc with software speech off the 2007.0 CD?
No, software speech is not supported on that cd. You will need a
> For now, it is possible with the 2008.0 live cd to install over an ssh
> connection if you can get to the box that way.
> I was thinking of possibly doing that, too. Hopefully it'll play nice with
> the box's hardware (it's a 5-year-old HP laptop).
To make sshd start up automatically on the 2008.0 live cd, type
something like this at the boot prompt:
gentoo dosshd passwd=somepassword
That will start sshd. Also, I would suggest using the minimal cd so you
don't get an x environment.
gentoo accessibility team lead
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