Installing Ubuntu

2017-04-09 Thread Glenn At Home
Hi, I have Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on a partition on a drive I took out of a computer, it's in a USB drive case, and I am able to boot to it as if it were a live version. I am trying to figure out how to install from this copy onto the same computer with a new drive in it. I installed Ubiquity, but

Dual booting messes with Windows Time

2017-04-10 Thread Glenn At Home
Hi, I noticed my computer clock was hours off, in the future. I did some research, and found the following link: http://lifehacker.com/5742148/fix-windows-clock-issues-when-dual-booting-with-os-x I had just boot up to Ubuntu and rebooted into Windows, and noticed the problem. So maybe I need to

Ubuntu Mate 17.04

2017-04-22 Thread Glenn At Home
Has anyone tried Ubuntu Mate 17.04, with Orca and is it as accessible as 16.04? Lenny/Glenn/N0YJV "Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances." Benjamin Franklin -- Ubuntu-accessibility mailing list Ubuntu-accessibility@lists.ubuntu.com

trouble booting Ubuntu

2017-03-04 Thread Glenn At Home
Hi, I have Ubuntu in an external disk drive, I took the HD from my laptop and put in a larger drive, and for setting things up, I was able to boot to my old HD in the external drive via cable, and use the old install of Ubuntu. But the cord got unplugged during boot up and now it looks like a

Orca not starting, follow-up

2017-06-04 Thread Glenn At Home
I should add that this is Ubuntu Mate. Glenn Lenny/Glenn/N0YJV "Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances." Benjamin Franklin -- Ubuntu-accessibility mailing list Ubuntu-accessibility@lists.ubuntu.com

Orca not starting automatically

2017-06-04 Thread Glenn At Home
Hi, In Ubuntu 16.10, I have not found the option to set Orca to start up automatically on boot up. It used to be in Universal Access, but I haven't found it there. Thanks for any help. Glenn Lenny/Glenn/N0YJV "Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward

upgrading with accessibility

2018-07-03 Thread Glenn At Home
Hi All, I have a copy of Ubuntu XpLike 10.04, which worked well back then, and Orca worked well on it, and I have it in ISO image which I have installed with Universal USB Installer before. I would like to try putting it onto a system, and bring it up to Ubuntu something like 16.04.03. I know

Fw: looking for screen readers for a study

2018-02-20 Thread Glenn At Home
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and its partners (including American Council of the Blind, Association for the BVI, Blind Service Association, ALA-Office for Information Technology Policy, Learning Ally, National Federation of the Blind-WI Chapter, and Vision Forward, Milwaukee Public

Fw: looking for screen readers for a study

2018-02-20 Thread Glenn At Home
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and its partners (including American Council of the Blind, Association for the BVI, Blind Service Association, ALA-Office for Information Technology Policy, Learning Ally, National Federation of the Blind-WI Chapter, and Vision Forward, Milwaukee Public

Oricle Virtual Box

2018-03-06 Thread Glenn At Home
Hi, Today I downloaded Oracle Virtual Box and installed it on Windows 7. It is on a 64 bit machine with adequate RAM. I loaded Ubuntu 16.4.3-i386 version. It said it was running. I could not load up Orca. Using the left control and S, the alt + windows + S nor alt + F2 and running orca worked. I

Oracle VirtualBox

2018-03-07 Thread Glenn At Home
grabs the keyboard input and sends it to the guest operating system. Regards, Nick On 07/03/18 01:03, Glenn At Home wrote: > Hi, > Today I downloaded Oracle Virtual Box and installed it on Windows 7. > It is on a 64 bit machine with adequate RAM. > I loaded Ubuntu 16.4.3-i386

Oracle VirtualBox

2018-03-08 Thread Glenn At Home
A correction: Actually, it is the right control key that brings up a key pass-through option. Glenn Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2018 18:45:03 -0600 From: "Glenn At Home" <ger...@cableone.net> To: "Ubuntu List" <ubuntu-accessibility@lists.ubuntu.com> Subje

RE: Ubuntu mate 17.10 mate addition and unable to read the menus.

2018-03-11 Thread Glenn At Home
I had this trouble with the same version on a live copy running from a thumb drive and on a laptop I had installed it to. I just went back to 16.4.3. But I'm glad to see that someone else had that, and it wasn't a corrupt download or something on my end. Not that I'm glad you had the difficulty

Re: Ubuntu mate 17.10 mate addition and unable to read the menus.

2018-03-11 Thread Glenn At Home
remembering while I go back and forth from one computer to the other to enter long strings. Glenn - Original Message - From: "Alex ARNAUD" <alexarn...@hypra.fr> To: "Glenn At Home" <ger...@cableone.net>; "Ubuntu List" <ubuntu-accessibility@lists.ubun

No Orca on Ubuntu 17.10

2018-04-02 Thread Glenn At Home
Hi, I sent out a message to the list earlier from the office, but it never showed up, so maybe I got the address incorrect. Anyway, I have a laptop running windows 7 with 2GB of RAM I installed the Ubuntu 17.10 32 bit (i386) onto a thumb drive with Universal USB Installer. This I have done many

Re: VmWare problem

2018-03-20 Thread Glenn At Home
Hi Nick, I did the control + G, and I also did the alt + control and it goes back to Windows control. After control G, all keystrokes are silent, as they should be before speech. I don't know about full screen mode. One would think too, if the alt + F2 works, or any edit field, I should hear the

VmWare problem

2018-03-19 Thread Glenn At Home
Hi, Today I installed VmWare on a Windows 7 machine with 8GB of RAM. I created a machine that boots Ubuntu 16.4.3 from the ISO. It did not take long, and I heard the bongo sound, like as in the log-in window. The VmWare required me to create a user name and password. I made up something that

Re: making bootable version of one's own system

2018-09-22 Thread Glenn At Home
Hi, I have done this with a program called remastersys But I think the program became outdated, and someone picked it up, but it sounded more complicated to set up, so I haven't done it again. But remastersys was pretty easy in the CLI. If you search for remastersys, I'm sure you will find the