Re: About Linux
You do not have to use the command line on Linux unless you want to.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
There are many distributions which provide a graphical environment from the
default installation, and although you can open a command shell to type things
if you want to, you can do this in MS Windows too - it doesn't mean that you
There are Linux distributions with accessible installers providing speech
output, and there is a screenreader (Orca) for working with both Braille and
speech for graphical applications.
You cannot install NVDA or other MS Windows applications under Linux, but you
can't install them under Mac OSX either. That doesn't mean a Mac is worse
than Windows - it just means they're different from each other.
It doesn't mean you can't install Firefox - you just have to install the Linux
or OSX version instead of the Windows version. It does mean you cannot use
NVDA, but you can use another screenreader instead (Orca for Linux, Voiceover
for Mac OSX).
Linux is different. Mac OSX is different. Some people prefer them; it's a
Please don't mislead people by suggesting that they are worse just because you
can't install the same applications as you can on Windows. You might just as
well say that Windows is worse than Linux because it doesn't support all the
Linux applications that are available.
On Wednesday 23 May 2018 at 10:44:01, zahra wrote:
I want to build a machine that will be proud of me.
- Danny Hillis, creator of The Connection Machine
Please reply to the list;
please *don't* CC me.