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Linux Accessibility HOWTO

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Co-author: Sharon Snider
Published: 2002
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,402 / 19 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.6
LoC Category: T
Downloads: 2,605
Added to site: 2008.05.10 20833

The Linux Accessibility HOWTO covers the use of adaptive technologies thatare available for the Linux operating system, as well as the softwareapplications and hardware devices that can be installed to make Linuxaccessible to users with disabilities. The information provided targetsspecific groups of individuals with similar disabilities.

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----- Braille Translation Software

The following Braille translation applications are available for download:

* Brass is a new program that combines speech and Braille output. The current version is still in testing and can be downloaded at: [http://] blinux/.

  * BrLTTY supports parallel port and USB Braille displays and provides access to the Linux console. It drives the terminal and provides complete screen review capabilities. It is available at: [ brltty/]

  * NFBTrans is a freeware Braille translator written by the National Federation for the Blind (NFB). Software packages are available for download at: [] nfbtrans.htm.


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