BRLTTY

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Download Source: http://mielke.cc/brltty/releases/brltty-4.2.tar.gz

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Introduction to BRLTTY

BRLTTY is a background process (daemon) which provides access to the Linux/Unix console (when in text mode) for a blind person using a refreshable braille display. It drives the braille display, and provides complete screen review functionality. Some speech capability has also been incorporated.

Project Homepage: http://mielke.cc/brltty/index.html

Dependencies

Optional

Non-Multilib

Check for the presence of all the needed dependencies on your system:

./autogen

Compile the package:

./configure --sysconfdir=/etc &&
make

As root, install the package

make install

Multilib

This package does not provide any external libraries, only plugins, so only one installation is needed.

64Bit

Check for the presence of all the needed dependencies on your system:

./autogen

Compile the package:

./configure --sysconfdir=/etc \
    --libdir=/usr/lib64 &&
make

As root, install the package

make install

Contents

Installed Directories: /etc/brltty
Installed Programs: brltty, xbrlapi
Installed Libraries: libbrlapi

Short Descriptions

brltty is the brltty daemon.
xbrlapi Allows an access to the X Window System, in particular writting on a braille keyboard.
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