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LinuxPR: Announcing ZipSpeak: An Easy-to-Use Talking Linux Distribution

Mar 21, 2000, 02:59 (1 Talkback[s])

"ZipSpeak is an easy-to-use talking distribution of Linux for blind and visually impaired people."

"ZipSpeak is a talking mini-distribution of Linux for blind and visually impaired people, based on version 7.0 of the ZipSlack distribution and version 0.08 of the Speakup screen reader. ZipSpeak is designed to be easily installed on an existing MS-DOS or Windows system, so that the user can start using a talking Linux system with a minimum of difficulty."

"The standard version of ZipSpeak consists of a ZIP file which contains the main distribution; a set of Linux kernels which have Speakup built in, one for each supported speech synthesizer; a set of boot disk images for these kernels, along with an image that doesn't include Speakup; a utility for making boot disks from these images; and some documentation..."

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