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From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
Subject: Re: Some doubts on installing it
Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 15:32:20 -0600
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Hello,

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 09:08:31PM -0300, Cleverson wrote:
> After chrooting into the System, Once I have compiled the kernel, does it sufice to emerge espeakup to have speech when booting into the new system, or is it necessary to go through setting up alsa or other sound system before?

espeakup uses whatever audio system espeak is set up to use.  I
recommend alsa and portaudio, so to do this, make sure that you have
alsa and portaudio in your use flags after configuring alsa in the
kernel.  Then, emerge espeakup.  That will also bring in gentoo's
speakup ebuild.

Once this is done, all you need to do is to set up to load the
speakup_soft module automatically and add espeakup to the default run
level.

> 
> Also, is it possible afterwards to install and run Gnome plus Orca without sighted assistance?
 
 You should be able to follow the gentoo X and gnome comfiguration
 guides in our documentation, but make sure that accessibility is in
 your use flags when you emerge gnome.

Let me know how this works for you.

Thanks,

- ---
William Hubbs
gentoo accessibility team lead
williamh@g.o
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