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ZDNet UK: Speaking Linux released

Mar 27, 2000, 16:50 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A speaking version of Linux, designed to give the visually impaired an experience of open source computing, has been launched by software firms Slackware and Speakup."

"The talking distribution called ZipSpeak, is developed from version 7.0 of Zip Slack, a simplified rendering of Slackware Linux. The distribution is able to talk to its user using text-to-speech application called Speakup developed specifically to work on Linux."

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