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Re: Installing Red hat, resources needed



Hi, The Red Hat 8.0 distro already contains speakup in both the boot
floppies and on the cdrom.
So you can install Linux symply by invoking speakup and the text setup via
the boot prompt, and be onyour way.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven M. Sawczyn" <ssawczyn@email.com>
To: "Emacspeak" <emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu>
Sent: Sunday, March 09, 2003 10:08 PM
Subject: Installing Red hat, resources needed


> Greetings,
>
> Seing as the Slackware distribution doesn't seem to be supported by
> Emacspeak something which is just as well as I don't have the latest
version
> anyway, I've decided to install Red Hat which finally finished downloading
> about a half hour ago.  Admittedly, I haven't installed any Linux
> distribution in a very long time -- the last one being Slackware about,
> well, a few years ago at any rate.  At that time, I had two choices,
either
> use another computer connected via a serial cable as a dumb terminal and
run
> a setup.tty script, or attempt to use a Speakup kernel which, back then,
was
> still alpha.  Is there a text-based way to install Red hat version 8?
Since
> I do have a Doubletalk LT synthesizer, would it be more prudent to attempt
> to use Speakup assuming a boot disk for Red hat can be found?
>
> I realize that this question is off topic, but am hoping that someone
might
> respond privately, if only to send me in the right direction.  Altimately,
> after I get Red hat up and running, I really want to start learning about
> Emacspeak.
>
> I really apreciate any info/assistance anyone might be able to offer and
> appologize for being a bit off topic.
>
> Steve
>
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