Re: Status of Linux starter kit

  • From: Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 13:20:00 -0400 (EDT)

Sure, I'd be glad to help create a JSX installer package.  Do you have
an estimate when a Linux distribution will be available that includes
GUI access with Orca?

On Mon, 15 Oct 2007, Marlon Brandão de Sousa wrote:

> Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 14:07:25 -0300
> From: Marlon Brandão de Sousa <splyt.lists@xxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Status of Linux starter kit
> Hello,
> I am the guy who is taking care of all this. I had some problems
> because I realised that the networking model would be a big trouble
> for people who aren't behind a router, so I had to spend some time
> figuring out how to achieve this.
> I am still testing, and planning to contact Sina asking for a password
> to upload the files shortly.
> In the meantime, only a version of slackware fully functional, but
> without any graphical stuf, to be used as a native developement of
> daemons and server side programming will be available. The
> speakupmodified thing will still take sometime to be completed. The
> vmware scripts are ready, at least version 1.0. I will write
> documentation for them, but I don't think I'll have time to learn how
> to use the jsx installer. If you could pack the files for me I would
> be gratefull.
> Thanks
> Marlon
> 2007/10/15, Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > I recall message threads about a VMWare tutorial, JAWS scripts, and a
> > Linux bundle that helps one try Linux GUI access with Orca on a Windows
> > machine.  The various components involved do seem complex, so a starter
> > kit for Linux newbies would definately be helpful.  What is the status of
> > these efforts?  Is anything ready for download by someone not experienced
> > with these technologies (though generally comfortable with Windows)?
> >
> > Jamal
> >
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