Re: ASUS Eee PC
- From: Willem van der Walt <wvdwalt csir co za>
- To: David Bolter <dtb gnome org>
- Cc: Kris Van Hees <aedil-gap alchar org>, gnome-accessibility-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: ASUS Eee PC
- Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 09:36:08 +0200 (SAST)
Although I do not yet have my hands on an Eee_pc, I would say the best
would be to replace the Zandros system with Ubuntu or one of the other
Linuxes where we know the a11y setups. There is a lot of info on the
If it was me, I would also install a console-only screen reader as I think
that the hardware is a little light for running gnome with Orca on a
There is a model of the Eee_pc with 2 gb of ram which might work better
On Sun, 29 Jun 2008, David Bolter wrote:
> Hi Kris,
> It sounds like out-of-the-box there isn't much in the way of a11y. But some
> say it is simple to install orca, see for example:
> I haven't got an eeepc myself so can't confirm.
> Kris Van Hees wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Has anyone here looked at the ASUS Eee PC in terms of accessibility and
> > whether it is feasible to e.g. install Orca on it (along with all
> > dependencies)
> > to provide access to a blind user? It seems like the small footprint of the
> > machine could make it quite handy, especially in comparison to e.g. the more
> > classic (and expensive) notetakers.
> > Cheers,
> > Kris
> gnome-accessibility-list mailing list
> gnome-accessibility-list gnome org
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