ubuntu live CD with Screen Reader not Starting
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Tue Dec 16 04:05:10 UTC 2008
On 12/15/2008 07:15 PM, Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 20:14:02 -0700
> Charlie Kravetz <cjk at teamcharliesangels.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 18:29:54 -0800
>> NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> > On 12/15/2008 06:11 PM, NoOp wrote:
>> > >
>> > > My recommendation would be to use the alternate CD and install
>> > > 8.04 (Hardy) - It will install in 256MB (I have it on a test
>> > > laptop that only has 128Mb).
>> > Added note: just testing this, as a 'sighted' person definitely
>> > outlines what blind or poor sighted folks have to go through to work
>> > with computers. I wanted to say "really opened my eyes" but that
>> > would be a very poor choice of words :-(
>> > So, can someone on the list also check with an 8.10 liveCD and see
>> > if the Orca Screen Reader works properly without having to use the
>> > 'Alt-F2 orca' to get it started, and post back? Thanks.
>> Okay, I tried this using both a 32-bit and 64-bit systems with the
>> i386 desktop CD. The procedure is
>> 1. when the CD quits spinning, hit ENTER
>> 2. hit F5
>> 3. hit 3
>> 4. hit ENTER
>> 5. hit ENTER
>> This should start Orca when the desktop opens.
>> Reality! To get Orca to start, I have to use Alt+F2, type orca and hit
>> ENTER. I could not get Orca to start any other way, even waiting 5 or
>> 10 minutes after the desktop appeared.
>> Good luck,
> forgot to say, this is Intepid 8.10 Live CD
Thanks Charlie! And also thanks for the bug reference:
I'll add to that bug as well. Perhaps we can get someone to look at the
issue and hopefully get it resolved for future releases.
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