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Re: [VINUX] Re: Experimental Vinux Console Only Edition!



Jared of www.blindtech.net supplied the following link for installation of emacspeak on Debian Lenhy (Vinux).

Thanks Jared!

Best

David

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 12:42 PM, Jared <stofflet@gmail.com> wrote:

I wrote a blog entry going through the steps I used to install the
latest emacspeak on Vinux, hopefully this helps. It can be found at
http://www.blindtech.net/?p=20

Tony Sales wrote:
> 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!
>
> drbongo
>
> On 9/24/09, mike <kb8aey@verizon.net> 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.
>> Mike.
>> X-Antivirus: avast! (VPS 090923-0, 09/23/2009), Outbound message
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>>
>>
>> ----- (Original Message) -----
>> From: "David Ring" <n1ea@arrl.net>
>> Date: Wednesday, September 23,  at 8:08 PM
>> To: vinux-development@googlegroups.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!
>>
>> David
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 5:16 PM, drbongo
>> <vinux.development@googlemail.com>wrote:
>>
>>
>>> 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
>>> results.
>>>
>>> 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
>>> eyes.
>>>
>>> drbongo
>>>
>>
>> Email Addresses Mentioned in this Message:
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>>
>>
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