Hi everyone, I am happy to include any text based applications in the
CLI version, so send in your suggestions. David - I tried to install
emacspeak but couldn't get it to talk - so if you know how to get it
working on Debian Lenny let me know!
On 9/24/09, mike <email@example.com> wrote:
> Maybe you can include dosemu if it isn't to much trouble. That will make it
> possible to play text based games and run other dos programs from linux.
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> ----- (Original Message) -----
> From: "David Ring" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Wednesday, September 23, at 8:08 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: [VINUX] Re: Experimental Vinux Console Only Edition!
> Put links2 so we can run links2 -g graphics in framebuffer mode and pine (or
> alpine) and emacspeak (from subversion) and I will proclaim Vinux-CLI to be
> the "fairest distro in the land".
> For many it is easier to use a console rather than playing "pin the mouse
> arrow on the window".
> WoW - what a great idea!
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 5:16 PM, drbongo
>> Hi everyone,
>> Our friend and colleague David "Jedi" Knight (and family) was involved
>> in a tag team wrestling match with a swarm of wasps at the weekend and
>> unfortunately lost the Yorkshire Wasp Wrestlers and Bee Boxing
>> Association Belt (lightweight) which had been in the family for
>> several generations, and while I am waiting for the next version of
>> the vinux build script (apparantly he can't type with his toes - what
>> a lightweight) I have been experimenting with building an experimental
>> console only version of Vinux which might interest the more
>> experienced and geeky users. So far I have managed to get everything
>> working using aptitude, I have installed and configured speech-
>> dispacther and network-manager etc and made a remaster which boots
>> fine, although i couldn't get it to install (I will have to listen to
>> Georgina's audio walkthrough again). Obviously this won't be of much
>> use or interest to beginners, but console users will find it very
>> stable and fast, and it would make a great base on which to build a
>> distro, given you already have a functioning system and speech etc. I
>> suppose it will be like GRML, except speakup will start automatically
>> and it will be based on lenny instead of squeeze on should be a bit
>> more stable. I am not sure how big it will be yet as this time I
>> installed xorg and fluxbox so i had a basic gui to fall back on if
>> everything went wrong. Obvioulsy if this was removed it would be a lot
>> smaller. I am thinking of making two versions one that literally just
>> had the basic system, speakup and remastersys on it, and a full CD
>> sized version which will be able to have loads of extra text tools
>> etc. I may of course leave fluxbox on there so that a sighted friend
>> would be able to help you in an emergency etc. This is not going to
>> replace the standard version, it is just an interesting little side
>> project - just to see if I could do it really, but i like the
>> I will upload an experimental version if i can get the size down and
>> make it installable. Anyway i hope the wasps are feeling better, and
>> they don't let new found success go to their thoraxes and compound
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