Re: W00t, It Speaks, One Final Question (was: Serial Install ...)

2004-08-18 Thread Samuel Thibault
Le mer 18 aoû 2004 à 16:19:07 +0200, Andor Demarteau a tapoté sur son clavier : On Wed, 18 Aug 2004, Veli-Pekka Tatila wrote: How high can you go with modern serial ports? I've seen choices as high as 115000 bits or something. yes, modern serial device can go up to that speed. I just

Re: Gnopernicus and Screen Reading Philosophy (Was: Getting 320x200 in X ...)

2004-09-10 Thread Samuel Thibault
Le lun 23 aoû 2004 à 09:56:33 -0500, Kenny Hitt a tapoté sur son clavier : Mplayer isn't an official Debian package, so I build it from source. There are packages at deb ftp://ftp.nerim.net/debian-marillat/ unstable main also available at deb ftp://debian.ens-cachan.fr/debian-marillat

Re: X Accessibility (Was: Gnopernicus ...)

2004-09-10 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Sorry for replying so late, I was on holidays :) Le mar 24 aoû 2004 à 17:50:00 +0300, Veli-Pekka Tatila a tapoté sur son clavier : tricky. Cause alt arrow left/right is already used to switch next/prev vt. Well it could be some other key as well. THe only thing you'd have to do is to

Re: Info about Gnopernicus and dependencies.

2004-12-12 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, gnopernicus may be used without any X server on the local machine (startx co), since it may be launched remotely, with a deported displaying. That's why there is no dependancy on it. For a working X server you should try apt-get install x-window-system Regards, Samuel

Re: Joystick as Pointer

2005-06-13 Thread Samuel Thibault
Robert Norton, le Mon 13 Jun 2005 19:12:41 +0100, a écrit : Is there a package that will allow me to use a standard joystick to control the mouse pointer? This has been in XFree86 and X.org for long: the js_x driver IIRC. And yes this is an input driver like others. Regards, Samuel -- To

Re: Joystick as Pointer

2005-06-13 Thread Samuel Thibault
Samuel Thibault, le Mon 13 Jun 2005 23:01:32 +0200, a écrit : Robert Norton, le Mon 13 Jun 2005 19:12:41 +0100, a écrit : Is there a package that will allow me to use a standard joystick to control the mouse pointer? This has been in XFree86 and X.org for long: the js_x driver IIRC

Re: Joystick as Pointer

2005-06-13 Thread Samuel Thibault
Samuel Thibault, le Mon 13 Jun 2005 23:11:14 +0200, a écrit : Samuel Thibault, le Mon 13 Jun 2005 23:01:32 +0200, a écrit : Robert Norton, le Mon 13 Jun 2005 19:12:41 +0100, a écrit : Is there a package that will allow me to use a standard joystick to control the mouse pointer

Re: [Tip of the Week] Using debtags to find suitable packages

2005-07-21 Thread Samuel Thibault
Mario Lang, le Thu 21 Jul 2005 14:23:11 +0200, a écrit : I also noticed there is only one uitoolkit::gtk and it seems to be used by GTK1 applications as well. For the sake of being helpful to people relying on accessibility tech it`d probably be better to have a uitoolkit::gtk1 and

Re: Most suitable linux distro for a blind linux newbie?

2005-08-07 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Larissa Naber, le Sun 07 Aug 2005 07:17:52 +0200, a écrit : My friend Yasemin, who is blind, wants to give Linux a spin. Now I'm looking for a suiteable distro. Although I have plenty of Linux experience my knowledge concerning making linux work for ablind person is somewhat limited.

Re: a blindunfriendly Sarge installer problem

2005-11-01 Thread Samuel Thibault
Eddy Petrişor, le Tue 01 Nov 2005 13:23:22 +0200, a écrit : Probably someone who is in physical proximity to Osvaldo so he/she can access the hardware would be really a nice and good thing to have. AIUI, the hardware is hard to find and is non standard (or were the the software interfaces? I

Re: Help needed: People willing to help co-maintain debian accessibility packages

2005-11-06 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, It's been a long time since you asked for help, and apparently not many people showed up. Although I don't have any hardware synthesizer, I might help for packaging speakup and the debian installer. BTW, The current status of kernel-image-speakup-i386 is not good: it isn't in etch because

Re: Help needed: People willing to help co-maintain debian accessibility packages

2005-11-07 Thread Samuel Thibault
Milan Zamazal, le Mon 07 Nov 2005 09:27:11 +0100, a écrit : ST == Samuel Thibault [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: ST Although I don't have any hardware synthesizer, I might help for ST packaging speakup and the debian installer. Hi Samuel, did you consider helping with the brltty

Re: at-poke is crashing on my debian system

2005-11-18 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Mauricio Lin, le Fri 18 Nov 2005 12:29:15 -0400, a écrit : I installed on my debian Sarge but it is crashing all the time. Below is the error when I run at-poke. ** ERROR **: Can't find at-poke.glade2 aborting... Run it from within the directory where you compiled it. -- To

Re: Information about speakup kernel

2005-11-22 Thread Samuel Thibault
Sauro Cesaretti, le Tue 22 Nov 2005 16:59:55 +0100, a écrit : I checked the parameters in the first entry of the grub menu and there is the correct parameter brltty=ts,,it but the display don't work as I said. Mmm, IIRC, the parameters that are used are not the ones from GRUB, but from

Re: Information about speakup kernel

2005-11-22 Thread Samuel Thibault
Sauro Cesaretti, le Tue 22 Nov 2005 18:30:32 +0100, a écrit : when I restarted the installation after the first stage, I found these parameters added at the grub entry. Agreed, but IIRC, after the first stage, brltty doesn't use these parameters any more but only uses those from

Re: Information about speakup kernel

2005-11-22 Thread Samuel Thibault
Mmm, just to make sure: during the first stage, you correctly get braille, don't you? Sauro Cesaretti, le Tue 22 Nov 2005 19:21:00 +0100, a écrit : Must I install this package manually? In principle, no. Regards, Samuel -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of

Re: Debian Sarge and Gnopernicus

2006-01-30 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Petra Ritter, le Mon 30 Jan 2006 19:06:32 +0100, a écrit : On with CD Image is Cnopernicus and Gnome? I don't want to download all 14 of them. See .jigdo files on http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/current/i386/jigdo-cd Gnopernicus is on the 4th cd. Note that you can also install

Re: BRITTY for Debian

2006-02-02 Thread Samuel Thibault
Petra Ritter, le Thu 02 Feb 2006 09:44:23 +0100, a écrit : Is there a binary packet from BRITTY for Bebian Sarge or have I to compile myself? There is: the packet is simply called brltty :) The package is quite old (3.4.1) however. Mario is preparing a 3.7.2 version, but I don't know when it

Re: Installer for the blind and DVD

2006-02-02 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Petra Ritter, le Thu 02 Feb 2006 13:53:51 +0100, a écrit : Does cd-drivers.img work with DVDs, too? Or works it only with CD ROMs? It should work with DVDs too. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Unofficial brltty 3.7.2 Debian package

2006-02-18 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi Mario Lang, le Sat 18 Feb 2006 16:47:37 +0100, a écrit : Additionally, I think we need to rename libbrlapi, to libbrlapi1 (and the -dev package accordingly) to avoid unnecessary breakage upon upload since the ABI/API changed. Actually, this should rather be libbrlapi0.5 (the soname is

Re: Sarge netwwork installation, BRLTTY and Caiku Albatross Braille Display

2006-03-24 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Harri Tuominen, le Tue 14 Mar 2006 03:38:47 +0200, a écrit : Does someone know if there are accessible images somewhere, CD or floppies, with BRLTTY 3.5 or later? I have built a non-official etch mini-netinstall CD with Mario's 3.7.2 brltty and framebuffer disabled. It is available on

Re: Sarge netwwork installation with BRLTTY

2006-03-26 Thread Samuel Thibault
Petra Ritter, le Mon 27 Mar 2006 08:26:18 +0200, a écrit : Have I to do the partitioning and formating of the Harddisk befor I can instaal Debian with this CD or are some Tools to du this job included in the install-program? Like it is in the official installation. The CD only contains

Re: Non-official mini-netinstall CD

2006-04-19 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Petra Ritter, le Wed 19 Apr 2006 05:52:15 +0200, a écrit : Can I use this mini-netinstall CD to install 'Sarge' or work it only for the version Etch? The installer doesn't permit to choose the installed distribution indeed. But I built a Sarge image on

Re: Debian Installer team monthly meeting minutes (20060429 meeting)

2006-05-09 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Samuel Thibault, le Tue 02 May 2006 21:50:39 +0200, a écrit : Christian Perrier, le Tue 02 May 2006 19:59:54 +0200, a écrit : brltty integration -- Unofficial images have been built by Samuel Thibault but we don't have much news. Brltty 3.7.2-3 should enter testing

Re: Etch with braille support?

2006-05-10 Thread Samuel Thibault
Simon Bienlein, le Wed 10 May 2006 19:19:00 +0200, a écrit : Etch was installed but not sarge. Is this intentional? Mmm, my image is probably wrong then. Whether the current debian-installer can install Sarge is more a debian-boot@lists.debian.org question, actually. In my opinion it would be

Re: Etch with braille support?

2006-05-11 Thread Samuel Thibault
Would it be possible to adapt an official CD for the instalation of Sarge? If yes, I would be grateful if you could send me any instructions. I would provide the CD at my server so others can download it from there. Just to make sure: have you tried Sarge's access floppies ?

Re: Debian Installer team monthly meeting minutes (20060429 meeting)

2006-05-13 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Samuel Thibault, le Tue 09 May 2006 21:28:27 +0200, a écrit : Samuel Thibault, le Tue 02 May 2006 21:50:39 +0200, a écrit : Christian Perrier, le Tue 02 May 2006 19:59:54 +0200, a écrit : brltty integration -- Unofficial images have been built by Samuel Thibault

Re: Debian Installer team monthly meeting minutes (20060429 meeting)

2006-05-13 Thread Samuel Thibault
Frans Pop, le Sat 13 May 2006 09:30:07 +0200, a écrit : On Saturday 13 May 2006 08:33, Samuel Thibault wrote: Grmbl. Now that this available, I realize that brltty and gnopernicus must go into testing _together_, and gnopernicus waits for gnutls13 (which has a RC bug) and avahi, which

Re: Debian Installer team monthly meeting minutes (20060429 meeting)

2006-05-13 Thread Samuel Thibault
tags 355851 + patch thanks Geert Stappers, le Sat 13 May 2006 13:08:31 +0200, a écrit : On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 12:14:12PM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote: Frans Pop, le Sat 13 May 2006 09:30:07 +0200, a écrit : On Saturday 13 May 2006 08:33, Samuel Thibault wrote: Grmbl. Now

Re: Installer for the blind forr Sarge

2006-05-14 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Petra Ritter, le Mon 23 Jan 2006 13:39:22 +0100, a écrit : boot.img is for booting first ; then you need root.img (it is prompted for after the kernel has booted) ; then when the installer starts, it prompts you for a driver floppy: either cd-drivers.img if you will install sarge

Re: Installer for the blind forr Sarge

2006-05-15 Thread Samuel Thibault
Petra Ritter, le Mon 15 May 2006 18:03:49 +0200, a écrit : am Sonntag, 14. Mai 2006 um 11:28 schrieben Sie: At last, I can answer to this: official debian installation images now include brltty. For now, only daily builds include it starting from today. You can download a mini iso

Re: Installer for speech only users

2006-05-16 Thread Samuel Thibault
Petra Ritter, le Tue 16 May 2006 08:52:23 +0200, a écrit : is there an installer for speech only users, too? There are access floppies. I don't know any official documentation about them (maybe Mario can tell us), there is some on http://brl.thefreecat.org/wiki/moin.cgi/debian Samuel -- To

Re: Installer for the blind forr Sarge

2006-05-24 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Simon Bienlein, le Wed 24 May 2006 11:44:44 +0200, a écrit : Hi Samuel, At last, I can answer to this: official debian installation images now include brltty. For now, only daily builds include it starting from today. I downloaded the current version of the business card CD:

brltty 3.7.2 in testing!

2006-06-06 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, At last the X/gnome dependencies let brltty 3.7.2 enter testing. Samuel -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: d-i: Bad archive mirror

2006-06-07 Thread Samuel Thibault
Simon Bienlein, le Wed 07 Jun 2006 23:04:23 +0200, a écrit : After choosing a debian mirror, I always receive the following error message: Choose a mirror of the Debian archive Bad archive mirror http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Today Should be fixed in next upload of glibc. In the

Re: d-i: BRLTTY is not installed

2006-06-13 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Quoting Simon Bienlein [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I have tried the daily build version of the debian installer (11-Jun-2006 21:13) with VmWare. The installation was successful. However, after the reboot I detected that BRLTTY was not installed this time. During the test with an earlier version

Re: d-i: BRLTTY is not installed

2006-06-13 Thread Samuel Thibault
Quoting Samuel Thibault [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi, Quoting Simon Bienlein [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I have tried the daily build version of the debian installer (11-Jun-2006 21:13) with VmWare. The installation was successful. However, after the reboot I detected that BRLTTY was not installed

Re: Bug#373118: d-i: BRLTTY is not installed

2006-06-14 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Joey Hess, le Wed 14 Jun 2006 12:06:03 -0400, a écrit : at the syslinux prompt: brltty correctly gets started during installation, but the prebaseconfig script didn't get started (or failed somehow maybe), and as a result brltty didn't get installed. I don't suppose you have a log

Re: Bug#373118: d-i: BRLTTY is not installed

2006-06-14 Thread Samuel Thibault
Samuel Thibault, le Thu 15 Jun 2006 00:42:59 +0200, a écrit : Joey Hess, le Wed 14 Jun 2006 12:06:03 -0400, a écrit : at the syslinux prompt: brltty correctly gets started during installation, but the prebaseconfig script didn't get started (or failed somehow maybe), and as a result

Re: d-i: BRLTTY is not installed

2006-06-16 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Simon Bienlein, le Thu 15 Jun 2006 15:00:24 +0200, a écrit : Is there a way to be notified when a bug is removed Yes, you just need to send a mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] (whatever the subject or content). In this case, the bug was not what I thought, and got corrected in debian installer

Re: Access-keys in Debian pages

2006-06-29 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Jens Seidel, le Wed 28 Jun 2006 19:39:39 +0200, a écrit : On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 08:55:50PM +0200, Jutta Wrage wrote: Including the access-keys from IBM-rocommendation seems not to be the right way. One of the blind people (who noted out that the pages now are much better than one

Re: Loking for Pakets for Debian etch

2006-06-30 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, For Etch, you just need deb ftp://ftp.ch.debian.org/debian etch main contrib non-free in your sources.list. Note however that the packet holding the ssh server is not called sshd, but openssh-server Samuel -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe.

Re: Debian Installer etch beta 3 released

2006-08-18 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Frans Pop, le Fri 11 Aug 2006 17:03:50 +0200, a écrit : The Debian Installer team is proud to announce the third beta release of the installer for Debian GNU/Linux Etch. * The installer now has brltty support in regular images for i386, amd64 and powerpc which improves

Re: Etch Beta 3: BRLTTY not installed

2006-08-22 Thread Samuel Thibault
Simon Bienlein, le Tue 22 Aug 2006 10:17:19 +0200, a écrit : What made the machine reboot? Proper installation end? The reboot happened after the successful installation. A message that the new system would be started also appeared. The reboot was indeed successful - only BRLTTY was not

debian-installer and braille table selection

2006-08-28 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, I've implemented a braille table selection menu in debian-installer, so that USB braille device users can just plug their device, boot a debian installation CD, choose the language/country, and then choose the braille table. I've built a beta mini iso: http://brl.thefreecat.org/mini.iso

Re: debian-installer and braille table selection

2006-09-08 Thread Samuel Thibault
Simon Bienlein, le Fri 08 Sep 2006 11:49:24 +0200, a écrit : I downloaded the image and successfully tested it with the Braille star of the Handy Tech company. Great :D Is this upgrade already accessible in the daily built images and will it be included in the official installer? Mario

Re: debian-installer and braille table selection

2006-09-11 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Simon Bienlein, le Mon 11 Sep 2006 10:15:18 +0200, a écrit : Although I entered install brltty=ht,ttyS0,de at the boot prompt, BRTTLY was started with the US Braille table. Oops, there was a bug here. Please retest? You can fix this bug in the official images, can't you? I'm not a

Re: debian-installer and braille table selection

2006-09-12 Thread Samuel Thibault
Simon Bienlein, le Tue 12 Sep 2006 11:17:15 +0200, a écrit : As I read on http://www.debian.org/devel/join/newmaint.en.html, you might not be an official developer. Yes, but for submitting new packages, you need to coordinate with the package maintainer anyway. So submitting patches is just the

Re: status of obsolete packages speakup-cvs and kernel-image-speakup-i386 in Etch ?

2006-09-29 Thread Samuel Thibault
Dart Vader, le Fri 29 Sep 2006 11:38:07 +0300, a écrit : What are the rules of becomming/being a debian maintainer? What should know/do a maintainer? Where can I read about this? http://www.debian.org/devel/join/ is probably a good start. Samuel -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL

Re: Gnopernicus and Debian

2006-10-08 Thread Samuel Thibault
Petra Ritter, le Sun 08 Oct 2006 09:38:34 +0200, a écrit : What is the status of the Gnopernicus packet for Debian? I can't find it anywhere. I have searched for it in 'stable', 'unstable and in testing. Has it been removed from the packet lists? It's available in all three: $ apt-cache

Re: Etch Beta 3: BRLTTY not installed

2006-10-17 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Simon Bienlein, le Mon 21 Aug 2006 18:46:34 +0200, a écrit : At the reboot after the installation BRLTTY was not started. This problem should have been fixed by the upload of brltty 3.7.2-4 Starting from around 11th October, debian-installer images should hence not have the issue any more.

Debian Installer - Call for testing *this week*

2006-10-17 Thread Samuel Thibault
.html#preseed-partman-raid - End forwarded message - -- Samuel Thibault [EMAIL PROTECTED] N sl - display animations aimed to correct users who accidentally enter Nsl instead of ls. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble

Re: Etch Beta 3: BRLTTY not installed

2006-10-18 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Simon Bienlein, le Wed 18 Oct 2006 11:05:23 +0200, a écrit : After the restart I logged in as root in blind flight because brltty did not start. The command brltty was inexistent as well. At the command aptitude install brltty I received the following error message: E:

Re: Etch Beta 3: BRLTTY not installed

2006-10-18 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Simon Bienlein, le Wed 18 Oct 2006 11:05:23 +0200, a écrit : Samuel Thibault wrote: Simon Bienlein, le Mon 21 Aug 2006 18:46:34 +0200, a �crit : At the reboot after the installation BRLTTY was not started. This problem should have been fixed by the upload of brltty 3.7.2-4 Starting

Re: debian instlaler disk, howto add brltty

2006-11-14 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Andor Demarteau, le Tue 14 Nov 2006 10:29:23 +0100, a écrit : I'm modifying a recent weekly build to get brltty on it for installation/rescue usage. Why? Brltty is already in there. Samuel -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact

Re: debian instlaler disk, howto add brltty

2006-11-14 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Andor Demarteau, le Tue 14 Nov 2006 11:56:38 +0100, a écrit : On Tue, 14 Nov 2006, Samuel Thibault wrote: Hi, Andor Demarteau, le Tue 14 Nov 2006 10:29:23 +0100, a écrit : I'm modifying a recent weekly build to get brltty on it for installation/rescue usage. Why

Re: Etch rc1: BRLTTY is not installed

2006-11-23 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Simon Bienlein, le Tue 21 Nov 2006 12:28:44 +0100, a écrit : Nov 18 21:31:02 apt-install: Die folgenden NEUEN Pakete werden installiert: Nov 18 21:31:02 apt-install: brltty One more question (which doesn't replace the previous ones, for which I'd still like an answer): was this a net or

Re: brlapi

2006-11-24 Thread Samuel Thibault
Jan and Bertil Smark Nilsson, le Fri 24 Nov 2006 22:22:28 +1000, a écrit : On Fri, 24 Nov 2006, Samuel Thibault wrote: Jan and Bertil Smark Nilsson, le Fri 24 Nov 2006 21:52:29 +1000, a écrit : Neither Gnopernicus nor Orca can find the device BRLTTY on my machine. I'm running Etch. I never

Re: brlapi

2006-11-26 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Jan and Bertil Smark Nilsson, le Sat 25 Nov 2006 08:03:51 +1000, a écrit : NOTE: This script was unable to find libbrlapi.so, which is needed for braille device support. Ah, that's a good error message. Do you have libbrlapi.so.0.5 or libbrlapi.so? (as provided by the libbrlapi1 and

Re: brlapi

2006-11-27 Thread Samuel Thibault
Jan and Bertil Smark Nilsson, le Mon 27 Nov 2006 18:37:14 +1000, a écrit : You don't happen to know the public key for http://people.debian.org/~rdonald/nvidia? gpg --search rdonald (1) Randall Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] Randall Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] Randall Donald [EMAIL

Re: Etch Beta 3: BRLTTY not installed

2006-12-14 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Sebastian Dellit, le Thu 14 Dec 2006 19:11:41 +0100, a écrit : Hoppa Samuel and all readers, on Thursday, December 14, 2006 at 7:08:29 PM means Samuel Thibault: Sebastian Dellit, le Thu 14 Dec 2006 10:22:46 +0100, a écrit : Now, I install the vario 40 on ttyUSB0 with a serial2usb

Re: Etch Beta 3: BRLTTY not installed

2006-12-15 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Sebastian Dellit, le Fri 15 Dec 2006 09:05:56 +0100, a écrit : on Friday, December 15, 2006 at 6:55:52 AM means Samuel Thibault: Sebastian Dellit, le Thu 14 Dec 2006 19:11:41 +0100, a écrit : on Thursday, December 14, 2006 at 7:08:29 PM means Samuel Thibault: Sebastian Dellit, le Thu

Re: BRLTTY doesn't work with USB to serial cable.

2006-12-15 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Sebastian Dellit, le Thu 14 Dec 2006 10:22:46 +0100, a écrit : When I restart the computer, brltty didn't start my braille terminal. Ok, now I understand the issue. In brltty.conf, you have specified braille-device usb:USB0# Specific USB device by serial number. This is not

Re: debian-installer not alterable at USB Braille display

2006-12-15 Thread Samuel Thibault
Simon Bienlein, le Fri 15 Dec 2006 11:43:49 +0100, a écrit : It was considered too complicated, compared to just enabling the preference menu Which preference menu do you mean? Are talking about that of BRLTTY that you can open with a keystroke combination on the Braille display to, for

Re: BRLTTY doesn't work with USB to serial cable.

2006-12-15 Thread Samuel Thibault
Sebastian Dellit, le Fri 15 Dec 2006 20:57:51 +0100, a écrit : I try it again with braille-device /dev/ttyUSB0 in the /etc/brltty.conf. But, when I restart the computer or when I start brltty /etc/init.d/brltty restart the braille don't work. I type brltty -v and the message means,

Re: BRLTTY doesn't work with USB to serial cable.

2006-12-17 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Sebastian Dellit, le Sat 16 Dec 2006 09:10:32 +0100, a écrit : They should be. Could you send your brltty.conf again with the ttyUSB0 modification? *** begin *** blabla This works for me. At some time, you mentionned a /etc/brltty-conf file. Could you just make sure by running ls

Re: [BRLTTY] brltty deb update give still a eternal still unresolved problem

2006-12-18 Thread Samuel Thibault
Aldo, le Mon 18 Dec 2006 09:40:30 +0100, a écrit : Well, after having updated I heard the beep sound of a starting brltty, but it still forget to kill the older one: Debian doesn't start a new brltty if it already started one. - can't it be a good idea to prevent from starting a new brltty

Re: BRLTTY doesn't work with USB to serial cable.

2006-12-18 Thread Samuel Thibault
Sebastian Dellit, le Mon 18 Dec 2006 14:13:53 +0100, a écrit : Hoppa Sebastian and all readers, on Monday, December 18, 2006 at 2:09:10 PM means Sebastian Dellit: on Monday, December 18, 2006 at 11:21:07 AM means Samuel Thibault: Sebastian Dellit, le Sat 16 Dec 2006 09:10:32 +0100, a écrit

Re: [BRLTTY] Re: Write of brltty.pid on read-konly file systems at boot

2006-12-18 Thread Samuel Thibault
Mario Lang, le Mon 18 Dec 2006 15:55:19 +0100, a écrit : One other alternative would be the /lib/init/rw directory that is a ram backed directory on Debian systems. I guess we could use this for our brltty.pid as well... That should be fine for Debian, yes. Note however that making the

Re: [BRLTTY] brltty deb update give still a eternal still unresolved problem

2006-12-19 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Mario Lang, le Tue 19 Dec 2006 13:29:25 +0100, a écrit : Jan and Bertil Smark Nilsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Mon, 18 Dec 2006, Mario Lang wrote: The one thing I can think of is that you probably once started brltty not with the init.d script but directly. If you just run

Re: [BRLTTY] brltty deb update give still a eternal still unresolved problem

2006-12-19 Thread Samuel Thibault
Mario Lang, le Tue 19 Dec 2006 23:11:37 +0100, a écrit : Besides, having brltty= in menu.lst is definitely misleading and confuses users. Yes. Do you know where we need to patch to get this kopt arg filtered? Yes, I've submitted a bug report + working patch to debian-installer-utils. Samuel

Re: [BRLTTY] brltty deb update give still a eternal still unresolved problem

2006-12-19 Thread Samuel Thibault
Samuel Thibault, le Tue 19 Dec 2006 23:33:41 +0100, a écrit : Do you know where we need to patch to get this kopt arg filtered? Yes, I've submitted a bug report + working patch to debian-installer-utils. 403820, namely. Samuel -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject

Re: BRLTTY doesn't work with USB to serial cable.

2006-12-23 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Samuel Thibault, le Mon 18 Dec 2006 14:28:04 +0100, a écrit : Sebastian Dellit, le Mon 18 Dec 2006 14:13:53 +0100, a écrit : Hoppa Sebastian and all readers, on Monday, December 18, 2006 at 2:09:10 PM means Sebastian Dellit: on Monday, December 18, 2006 at 11:21:07 AM means Samuel

Re: Orca Was: Re: BRLTTY finish install script works incorrectly

2007-01-24 Thread Samuel Thibault
Mario Lang, le Thu 25 Jan 2007 02:10:56 +0100, a écrit : Simon Bienlein [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: BTW: will there be a debian-package for the screenreader Orca as well? I've sponsored a gnome-orca upload a couple of days ago, not sure about the status of it right now, maybe its awaiting

Re: Debian-Installer with BRLTTY (USB) test report

2007-02-12 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Simon Bienlein, le Mon 12 Feb 2007 12:06:22 +0100, a écrit : The shortcut for the preference menu is correct. Can one find this information in the online documentation for BRLTTY as well? If so, one could refer to this before using BRLTTY. It would be great if one could find the help

Re: Extending accessibility support in D-I for Lenny

2007-02-14 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Frans Pop, le Wed 14 Feb 2007 04:10:31 +0100, a écrit : During the World Free Software Conference 3.0 (that bubulle, tbm and I attended in Extremadura last week) I spoke with Willie Walker who works for Sun on Accessibility and Speech. Willie is the lead man behind ORCA [1], which

Re: Extending accessibility support in D-I for Lenny

2007-02-14 Thread Samuel Thibault
Attilio Fiandrotti, le Wed 14 Feb 2007 13:43:15 +0100, a écrit : Samuel Thibault wrote: Frans Pop, le Wed 14 Feb 2007 04:10:31 +0100, a écrit : During the World Free Software Conference 3.0 (that bubulle, tbm and I attended in Extremadura last week) I spoke with Willie Walker who works

Re: Extending accessibility support in D-I for Lenny

2007-02-14 Thread Samuel Thibault
Attilio Fiandrotti, le Wed 14 Feb 2007 14:47:43 +0100, a écrit : I'd like also to point out that the graphical installer is pure GTK+, no GNOME components are present inthe instaler: would ORCA still apply in such an environment? Orca peeks information from GTK+ widgets via atk, gnome is

Re: Extending accessibility support in D-I for Lenny

2007-02-16 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Jason White, le Fri 16 Feb 2007 13:32:23 +1100, a écrit : On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 12:14:04AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote: However, we understand that the speakup patches have never been properly ported to current 2.6 kernels and that there were security issues with the speakup patches.

Re: Extending accessibility support in D-I for Lenny

2007-02-16 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Jason White, le Fri 16 Feb 2007 20:50:39 +1100, a écrit : On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 09:59:15AM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote: About the upstream support, speakup works with 2.6. But I've looked at the source code, and safety/security issues are clearly still there. Have these issues

Re: Extending accessibility support in D-I for Lenny

2007-02-16 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Mario Lang, le Fri 16 Feb 2007 14:23:31 +0100, a écrit : Willy, are you still willing to help the speakup project to do the final cleaning up so that mainline submission could happen? I wouldn't say final: the way speakup access serial ports is to be completely rethought. The current way

Re: Extending accessibility support in D-I for Lenny

2007-02-16 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, John Heim, le Fri 16 Feb 2007 12:04:56 -0600, a écrit : On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 03:32:49AM +0100, Mario Lang wrote: Yes, but in text mode, you do not need Orca, there are existing soltuions. Orca, as I understand it, is a screen reader for graphical environments only. So the question

Re: Extending accessibility support in D-I for Lenny

2007-02-17 Thread Samuel Thibault
Mario Lang, le Sat 17 Feb 2007 15:21:50 +0100, a écrit : OTOH, the way serial IO is currently done in speakup is on the one hand very ugly and hackish, OTOH does it also provide a feature. If the kernel crashes but speakup somehow can still run, the user can review the screen and read the

Re: gnome-orca in unstable

2007-04-27 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Mario Lang, le Fri 27 Apr 2007 13:56:41 +0200, a écrit : Does anyone know what exactly needs to be done to get openoffice.org to work? AIUI, we'd need the java-access-bridge from GNOME. I managed to get OOo working. We don't need java-access-bridge, please read:

Re: swift and brltty

2007-06-28 Thread Samuel Thibault
Sebastian Dellit, le Thu 28 Jun 2007 08:38:22 +0200, a écrit : can brltty work with the swift engine? The debian package is not compiled for this (because Swift is not packaged in Debian), but if you installed the Swift headers and recompile brltty from sources, it should work. Samuel -- To

Re: brltty with viavoice and swift

2007-07-07 Thread Samuel Thibault
Sebastian Dellit, le Sat 07 Jul 2007 21:38:18 +0200, a écrit : I try to make a .deb with viavoice and swift. 1. apt-get source brltty 2. change in the brltty directory 3. ./configure --with-swift=/usr/share/swift --with-viavoice=/opt/IBM/ibmtts/ make[2]: yacc: Kommando nicht gefunden

Re: brltty with viavoice and swift

2007-07-08 Thread Samuel Thibault
Sebastian Dellit, le Sun 08 Jul 2007 11:11:24 +0200, a écrit : Thanks for this info. But the following wwill be shown: # apt-get build-dep brltty [...] Reading state information... Done E: Build-dependencies for brltty could not be satisfied. What happens? The message says it: there are

Re: brltty with viavoice and swift

2007-07-08 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Sebastian Dellit, le Sun 08 Jul 2007 16:34:12 +0200, a écrit : ../../../BrailleDrivers/XWindow/braille.c:1109:2: error: #error Toolkit cursor n ot specified Did you install libxaw7-dev? Samuel -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble?

Re: brltty with viavoice and swift

2007-07-08 Thread Samuel Thibault
Sebastian Dellit, le Sun 08 Jul 2007 16:48:28 +0200, a écrit : Hoppa Samuel and all readers, on Sunday, July 8, 2007 at 4:47:54 PM means Samuel Thibault: Sebastian Dellit, le Sun 08 Jul 2007 16:34:12 +0200, a écrit : ../../../BrailleDrivers/XWindow/braille.c:1109:2: error: #error Toolkit

Re: brltty with viavoice and swift

2007-07-08 Thread Samuel Thibault
Sebastian Dellit, le Sun 08 Jul 2007 19:05:39 +0200, a écrit : Hoppa Samuel and all readers, on Sunday, July 8, 2007 at 7:00:39 PM means Samuel Thibault: Mmm, there's something I don't understand: according that config.log, the XWindow driver shouldn't event be compiled. Now

Re: brltty with viavoice and swift

2007-07-08 Thread Samuel Thibault
Sebastian Dellit, le Sun 08 Jul 2007 19:27:59 +0200, a écrit : Mmm, and you really have /usr/include/X11/Xlib.h? No, # find / -name xlib xlib is different from Xlib (the X has an upper case) Samuel -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble?

Re: brltty with viavoice and swift

2007-07-08 Thread Samuel Thibault
Sebastian Dellit, le Sun 08 Jul 2007 19:56:23 +0200, a écrit : Hoppa Samuel and all readers, on Sunday, July 8, 2007 at 7:54:17 PM means Samuel Thibault: # find / -name xlib xlib is different from Xlib (the X has an upper case) All right. Sorry for confusion. The file exists in /usr

Re: brltty with viavoice and swift

2007-07-08 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hi, Sebastian Dellit, le Sun 08 Jul 2007 20:21:24 +0200, a écrit : # ./configure --with-swift=/opt/swift # dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot Ah, no, you can't modify the behavior of dpkg-buildpackage by just running ./configure before it. What you should do instead is to modify debian/rules for

Re: Text Prediction/Completion

2007-07-12 Thread Samuel Thibault
Adam J. Hogan, le Thu 12 Jul 2007 23:01:22 -0500, a écrit : Does anyone know of any text prediction/completion options? I'm looking specifically for an onscreen keyboard that can support the feature but I'd love to see something similar to Co:Writer. dasher. Samuel -- To UNSUBSCRIBE,

Re: soft braille terminal?

2007-08-27 Thread Samuel Thibault
Access to computers for blind people through braille terminals ? Samuel -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Orca on Debian

2007-12-14 Thread Samuel Thibault
Andor Demarteau, le Fri 14 Dec 2007 09:41:22 +0100, a écrit : - brltty is installed and brlapi in brltty is enabled (as I compile it myself I'm not sure about the debian package) And it is running I guess? Samuel -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe.

Re: Video Streams from Fosdem

2008-02-23 Thread Samuel Thibault
Hello, Just to mention that I will give a talk `How accessible is Debian?' tomorrow between 15:30 and 16:00 GMT+01, and it happens that live streams will be available: [1] http://www.fosdem.org/2008/schedule/devroom/debian [2] http://fosdem.debconf.org:8000/stream.ogg Slides are available on

Re: Video Streams from Fosdem

2008-02-23 Thread Samuel Thibault
Jason White, le Sun 24 Feb 2008 10:49:53 +1100, a écrit : On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 05:14:29PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote: Just to mention that I will give a talk `How accessible is Debian?' tomorrow between 15:30 and 16:00 GMT+01, and it happens that live streams will be available

Re: Video Streams from Fosdem

2008-02-24 Thread Samuel Thibault
Samuel Thibault, le Sat 23 Feb 2008 17:14:29 +0100, a écrit : Just to mention that I will give a talk `How accessible is Debian?' tomorrow between 15:30 and 16:00 GMT+01, Ok, I should have asked for 3/4h or even an hour to really cover all the slides I had prepared, and brltty's XWindow driver

Re: Video Streams from Fosdem

2008-02-24 Thread Samuel Thibault
Mario Lang, le Sun 24 Feb 2008 17:57:19 +0100, a écrit : I didn't look at your slides yet, but I didnt hear anything about accerciser in your talk. Yes, I didn't have the time to mention it orally, it was just on the slides when I said for crazy people, you can use the accessibility tools by

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