TR: big problem with BrlTty under Gutsy

Jon j.orcauser at
Wed Nov 21 21:32:57 GMT 2007


The answer you are looking for is on the orca braille wikipage.

its under the heading:
"/etc/brltty.conf is overwritten"

Hope that the solution presented works for you.

but you are right, it should be resolved by package maintainers.

On Wed 21/11/2007 at 20:55:15, Y P wrote:
> Hi,
> I have Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon pre-installed on my new Asus laptop.
> Ubuntu starts-up correctly but I encountered a BIG annoying problem with 
> my Alva Satellite 544:
> the display is recognized but I doesn't like the us table and I wasn't 
> able to find the efficient method to prevent hal to redetect the Alva or to
> override my /etc/brltty.conf:
> even if I mv /etc/udev/rules.d/85-brltty.rules
> or block /lib/brltty/
> or provide the same text-table de to both /etc/brltty.conf +
> /etc/brltty.conf.orig, it *still* continues to start with us table and
> to override /etc/brltty.conf
> Please it would be very nice to resolve this very big bug and publish
> asap a new brltty package update: I'm becoming crazy!
> If someone can tell me step by step what to do (since my English is not
> famous) I will try to do that, but please resolve the problem, 
> it's awful and I can't help other peoplee as long as I can't help resolving
> my own problem.
> ThnX
> Y P 
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