help with the live cd

Christopher Chaltain chaltain at
Wed Jan 25 14:39:28 UTC 2012

Assuming you're talking about Ubuntu 11.10, you can just press control+s
to start Orca after you hear the drums. You may also want to check out
the accessibility notes that came out when Oneric was released at: to

On 25/01/12 06:49, gene richburg wrote:
> Hello everyone,  I downloaded utunto 11 last week and have been trying
> to get orca to talk so that I can install it, how ever, I can't get it
> to work .  In ubuntu 8.4 I could boot to the cd, press enter to select
> english, press downarrow once to tell the installer that I want to
> install, hit f5, key in 3 to load speech, and press enter twice and orca
> would come up talking, how ever that doesn't seem to work in the current
> billed so I was wondering if there is something I'm doing wrong?  Also,
> in an earlier version I was able to get my pac mate braille display to
> work but I don't know how to get that to work either.  I've been
> searching on the net using google trying to find some decent
> instructions on how to successfully boot to the live cd for ubuntu11,
> infact, I spent all day doing pretty much that and finally came acrossed
> this list.  I'm gonna have some more questions later, however, right now
> I need to get the basic problem out of the way.  Thanks for any help
> anybody can give me.
> Gene

Christopher (CJ)
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