[arch-general] question from a new member

Zachary Kline zkline at speedpost.net
Thu May 26 00:52:58 UTC 2016


Did your friend actually go through the process of installing Talking Arch? If so, espeakup should have been installed as one of the manual steps involved. If not, you need to do this yourself. It isn’t difficult, but you won’t have speech feedback obviously.
Log in as root, and then run “pacman -S espeakup alsa-utils,” hit y, and then, “systemctl enable espeakup.service.”
If all this was already done, obviously disregard this advice, but the system is pretty simple to get going in a VM.

> On May 25, 2016, at 5:45 PM, Rosanna Hostetler <rhostetler at consolidated.net> wrote:
> a question on talking arch    Hi all, I am new to the list and don't remember how to start fresh, so I just had a friend help me get VMware on which I put or he helped me put talking arch linux on it. The question I have, is how do I get talking arch to talk when I run the program? Thanks in advance.
> On 5/23/2016 7:41 PM, Noah Schoem wrote:
>> See the Arch wiki beginner's guide
>> <https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Beginners'_guide>for installation
>> instructions.  If you're looking to remove microsoft from your laptop, I
>> would recommend deleting all of the partitions on the hard drive.
>> Details on how to do that, and more information on the disk utility that
>> comes on the Arch iso, are available at the wiki's page on parted
>> <https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Parted>.
>> Signed,
>> Noah Schoem
>> On Mon, May 23, 2016 at 5:03 PM, message <letter at openmailbox.org> wrote:
>>> Readers,
>>> Can someone please suggest a suitable wiki web page to help, for removal
>>> of m$ (e.g. lenovo ideapad 100s) and installation of archlinux?

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