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LinuxNews.com: Zip Up: New Linux Distribution Speaks to Users

Mar 23, 2000, 03:17 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michelle Head)

"Software designers are continuing to make breakthroughs in the development of software for blind or visually impaired users. A collaboration with Speakup screen reader enables Slackware's ZipSlack Linux to talk its user through installation and startup without sighted help--and the Blinux (Blind + Linux) subscriber list promptly brought this new application to its target audience."

"The standard version of ZipSpeak is available for download. Customized versions are available on request..."

"ZipSpeak is a simplified mini-Slackware Linux system containing the 7.0 version of ZipSlack and the 0.08 version of the Speakup screen reader."

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