Comments on the Alternate Install CD

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at
Sun Oct 7 06:26:20 BST 2007

You could have done that yourself if you had gone into system preferences 
and accessibility and set assistive technology on and specifically enabled 
braille in that dialog.

On Sat, 6 Oct 2007, Simon Bienlein wrote:

> Hello,
> I installed Ubuntu with the Alternate Install CD. I pressed F6 and typed
> in the following:
> install brltty=ht,ttyS0,de
> The braille display was noticed and the instalation went on without any
> problems. But as I rebooted again I realised that I couldn't get BrlTTY
> started. That is because the parameter was set wrong in the file
> /etc/default/brltty.
> It would be good if the parameter could be set on yes when Ubuntu is
> installed with a brailledisplay. Would it be possible to give this wish
> to the developers?
> I can't setup orca. The speech is talking for a short time but then it
> crashes. This mistake is noticed with the Live CD aswell.
> It would be good if these problems could be solved before the Ubuntu
> release published.
> Kind regards
> Simon
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