Re: Microsoft Virtual PC

Hello,
please don't take this as a bas thing .. the prca list will be pretty
more helpfull on this issue.
Marlon

2007/11/5, John Greer <jpgreer17@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Microsoft Virtual PC got as far as the starting screen for ubuntu and then
> just kind of stopped.  However I did find that with the live cd feature it
> has, you can just burn ubuntu to a cd, reboot the computer press enter after
> waiting for a little while,  After a few minutes I heard the ubuntu music
> and a couple minutes later was loaded on the gnome desktop.  Once I was on
> the knome desktop, I pressed alt f2 to bring up the run box, typed in "orca"
> then pressed enter.  Orca began to speak with E Speak as its tts engine.
> Orca will start you out at a configuration menu to choose the language etc.
> The problem I had was when it asked me to log out and I did that then logged
> back in Orca would not speak much of anything.  In fact it wouldn't even
> speak its own preferences screen.  Any ideas on what went wrong?
> JohnPG search for all of your Jaws scripts at http://www.blindcrawler.com/
> Also be sure to check out Blind Crawler's Legend of the Green Dragon server
> at http://www.blindcrawler.com/lotg/
> There will be more to come from Blind Crawler very soon.
> Administrator: John Greer
> Blind Crawler.com
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "inthaneelf" <inthaneelf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, November 05, 2007 5:40 PM
> Subject: Re: Microsoft Virtual PC
>
>
> > if you find out please let me/us know
> >
> > regards,
> > inthane
> > . For Blind Programming assistance, Information, Useful Programs, and
> > Links to Jamal Mazrui's Text tutorial packages and Applications, visit me
> > at:
> > http://grabbag.alacorncomputer.com
> > . to be able to view a simple programming project in several programming
> > languages, visit the Fruit basket demo site at:
> > http://fruitbasketdemo.alacorncomputer.com
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "John Greer" <jpgreer17@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Monday, November 05, 2007 10:12 AM
> > Subject: Re: Microsoft Virtual PC
> >
> >
> >> Just tested Virtual PC on my machine with Jaws and the command prompt did
> >> come up once I set everything up but alas, Jaws did not want to read the
> >> virtual machines window.  The setup process for it is very accessible
> >> though.  I would assume that a person could once everything is created
> >> and running install Linux to it and run it from there.  Would be curious
> >> to know whether Mac OS could be run on it, since it claims to run x86
> >> operating systems, and the later versions of Mac OS do run on Intel
> >> processors.
> >> JohnPG search for all of your Jaws scripts at
> >> http://www.blindcrawler.com/
> >> Also be sure to check out Blind Crawler's Legend of the Green Dragon
> >> server at http://www.blindcrawler.com/lotg/
> >> There will be more to come from Blind Crawler very soon.
> >> Administrator: John Greer
> >> Blind Crawler.com
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Octavian Rasnita" <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Monday, November 05, 2007 11:09 AM
> >> Subject: Re: Microsoft Virtual PC
> >>
> >>
> >>> Ok, but VMWare also cannot allow Jaws to access the virtual machines if
> >>> it is installed only on the host machine.
> >>>
> >>> I haven't tried MS Virtual PC yet, so I don't know if it is better or
> >>> worse than VMWare. Maybe somebody who tried it can compare it with
> >>> VMWare.
> >>>
> >>> Octavian
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "Marlon Brandão de Sousa" <splyt.lists@xxxxxxxxx>
> >>> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> Sent: Monday, November 05, 2007 6:14 PM
> >>> Subject: Re: Microsoft Virtual PC
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> the systems can be installed on it but the virtual machines screens
> >>>> are being drawn directly so no screen readers installed on the hiost
> >>>> machine can read screens from the virtual machines. Other than this
> >>>> it's a question of preferenses. As most part of things there're
> >>>> several sites comparing the virtualiuzation technologies, each one
> >>>> claiming one of them is better than other. I've choosen vmware
> >>>> although others can choose different solutions.
> >>>> Marlon
> >>>>
> >>>> 2007/11/5, Octavian Rasnita <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>:
> >>>>> Hi,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Does anyone if Microsoft Virtual PC is accessible to Jaws?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I mean, I know that the main program is accessible, but I don't know
> >>>>> if
> >>>>> after creating the Virtual machines they are accessible for the blind.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> This program is something like VMWare.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> The program is absolutely free and it can be downloaded from
> >>>>> Microsoft's
> >>>>> site.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> You can find it by searching for its name with Google.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> It could even be a better option for us than VMware, and I heard that
> >>>>> other
> >>>>> systems like Linux can be installed on it.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Octavian
> >>>>>
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