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Linuxcare.com: Customizing Your Keyboard Under Linux

Aug 26, 1999, 17:34 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Dennis)

"A customer we'll call "Don" contacted the call center a few weeks ago and told me of his serious problems. Formerly a UNIX technical writer, he had suffered a massive stroke six months before. Even after intensive rehabilitation, Don remained largely paralyzed on the left side of his body. He felt well enough, however, to think about resuming his career as a freelance contractor. Of course, he could type with only one hand."

"What are my options?" he asked.

"I told him a first piece of good news: given his situation, the fact that he ran Linux was fortunate. Configuring the Linux console so that text mode operations can be performed with one hand is not at all hard to do. We got right to work."

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