Off-Topic: Computing for the Blind

Keith McKenzie keithmck at
Mon Mar 26 09:32:08 UTC 2012

On 25/03/12 23:33, Barbara La Scala wrote:
 > Apologies for the off topic posting but my stepfather is blind and he 
wants my advice
 > about how to get online. I have no idea where to start looking for 
information on hardware
 > and/or software for him. However, I vaguely remember someone on this 
list saying they
 > were visually impaired. If I'm remembering correctly, I'd really 
appreciate it if that person
 > would get in touch with me.
 > Thanks
 > Barbara
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I know this is the FreeBSD forum, but there is a Linux ready made live 
distro that might help. It is called Knoppix Adriane, & was conceived 
for the authors blind wife. It can be found at

I hope I haven't upset anyone for talking Linux here.  :)


PS  Re sent as it seemed to get blocked before: have changed email 
address. Apologies if it gets duplicated.
Sent from Free Open Source Software (FOSS).

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