Here’s an article not
YouTube, on the accessible Linux distros.
I would put Ubuntu at the top
of the list, but it is not at the top of this list.
Since this is a couple of
years old, Ubuntu comes with Mate desktop, not Unity
as mentioned in this list.
The only thing I don’t like
about Vinux and Sonar is that is a bit challenging
for a beginner to get Eloquence going on them.
Also, they use older Kernels.
Here’s a little more, in case
others are wondering about getting around in Linux…
I usually set it to laptop
mode, and I use the caps-lock with U I O for prior,
current, and next line And J K L For words And M
comma and period For letters.
I believe the numberpad works
that way too.
Alt F2 is like tapping the
windows key in Windows.
Alt + F1 brings up the
programs list, there are three columns, system,
places, and accessories, which is where you find
common programs, like FireFox and eMail programs.
You can use the applications
key like you do in Windows too.
Alt + Tab between windows and
alt + F4 to close.
Control + alt + D puts you on
Just tab around in programs
Puts you in the command-line.
You need to type sudo before
each command, or to stay in "administrator", type:
Then you will have to exit
sudo and exit again to exit terminal.
I have some info on the Orca
screenreader list as well, here’s links for the
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There are many distro’s of
Linux that work with Orca the screenreader, so I
don’t want to keep this thread going on this list,
since it’s off-topic.
But I will mention that I
like Ubuntu and that is the most popular
distribution in use over all.
I do subscribe to a Ubuntu
list, and there is an Orca list as well.
Folks can eMail me off list
for help getting started.
And here is some information
on the Ubuntu list.
I suspect that if you follow
the link to the Ubuntu list and put subscribe in the
subject, you might get subscribed.
It is a low-traffic list.