Re: Possible Debian User
On Sat, 5 Oct 2013, Hunter Jozwiak wrote:
Hi all. I : a question about starting Debian accessibly with a screenreader
so I can install it. I plan to use Virtual-box to do this, and was just
wondering how I make it talk when I point VirtualBox to the disk and click
start. Thanks for help.
Short answer: Press s and hit enter.
Longer answer: See the information about this in the Installation guide at
(there are probably equivalent sections in the guides for other
I believe there's meant to be a beep when it's time to press s but this
was not included in the first release of Wheezy (the 7.1 release in June
apparently fixed this).
I recently installed Debian under VMWare fusion on a macbooka and it
worked beautifully, despite not hearing any beeps (this is a Fusion
issue, not Debian). I will hopefully be installing Debian on another PC