Linux Mint for the Blind

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Inky1011
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Linux Mint for the Blind

Post by Inky1011 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:45 am

I have several friends who are blind and are interested in Linux but I hear that Orca sceen reader is not great.

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Re: Linux Mint for the Blind

Post by Pierre » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:35 am

you main find that a lot of the Assistive Technologies that come with LinuxMint,
have to be Enabled First - - Control Center - - Personal - - Assistive Technologies . . enable

then see if those Assistive Technologies are of use to your friends.
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Re: Linux Mint for the Blind

Post by Sgthawker » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:23 am

Knoppix Linux has A.D.R.I.A.N.E., (Audio Desktop Reference Implementation And Networking Environment) a talking menu system, which is supposed to make work and internet access easier for computer beginners, even if they have no sight contact to the computers monitor.

A few other blind friendly distros:

Vinux

Sonar

Ubuntu MATE.
LM 18.3 KDE/LM 19.1 Cinnamon/Peppermint 10 KDEneon UEFI on Sabertooth Z170 S, i6700K, Echelon GTX950, Samsung 970 Pro M.2 NVMe
LM 19.1 Cinnamon UEFI on Asus ROG STRIX laptop, i7700 HQ, GTX 1060, Samsung 970 Pro M.2 NVMe

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