How starting Ubuntu Maverick Live CD/DVD with Orca?

UndiFineD undifined at
Wed Mar 23 23:41:28 UTC 2011

2011/3/22 René Linke <rene.linke at>:
> Hi,
> I'm blind and a Ubuntu newbie. It seems since Maverick the boot menu has
> been changed. Is taht right? I ask because I try to start from the
> compact disk to start Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat with Orca. Then later
> going to install on my local hard drive disk. Can anyone give me a
> step-by-step instruction for that what I need to do, please?
> Thanks in advanced for helping.
> René

Hello René,

I am sorry to see you have not been answered yet,
I wish could help you better.

>   On 16/10/10 13:32, Luis antónio Marques Caetano wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Is there any kind of tutorial about how to install Maverick with the
> > help of orca? I searched but found nothing, so I'm asking here.
> > I tried the old trick but didn't work.
> >
> > Thanks for any eventual answer!
> Hi Luis,
> unfortunately the installer is now based on webkit and is almost
> entirely silent, it is basically invisible to orca. The best option for
> now is to find a sighted friend and talk them through the process, or
> install Lucid (bad as that installer was) and then upgrade to Maverick.
> I wish there was better news for you.
> Alan.

The only alternative I can think of is Vinux.

Met vriendelijke groeten,
Keimpe de Jong

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