Vinux Release for the Visually Impaired21. March 2012 - 14:50 — Dejan Georgievski
The persons with impaired vision can now use the Vinux 3.0.2, a remaster of the Ubuntu 10.0.4 LTS and equipped with special tools for the blind and persons with impaired vision. It offers a variety of options, with special note of the built-in text-to-speech system, the option to magnify the whole or parts of the interface, colour settings, and support for USB Braille devices.
The navigation through the GNOME Desktop is made easier with the use of Orca reader (magnifying glass), keyboard short-cuts, while all tools are pre-set and configured to maximise the ease of use of the system immediately after installation.
Vinux 3.0.2 comes with the 220.127.116.11 kernel, Orca XDesktop 3.1.19, Firefox 10.0.2 browser, and Thunderbird 10.0.2 email client. It is distributed as an ISO mirror image for CD and DVD, in 32-bit and 64-bit editions. You can download the ISO file on this link.
The official page of the project are located on vinuxproject.org. (Author: Ivan G. Source: Linuxzasve.com)
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