--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Butch Bussen <butchb@s...> wrote:
Thanks for taking the time to read this. I'll try and keep it asYou should be able to do nearly everything from a remote session,
including installation of the IRLP software. The only thing your
screen reader might have a problem with is setting the audio levels
with aumix. Aumix is text based, but it uses the arrow keys to move up
and down the various channels of the sound card and left and right to
set the level.
I notice the documentation talks aboutYes you can telnet or SSH into the Linux shell as many times as you
want. Short of a hardware failure, Linux can be completely
administered remotely. In fact many of us do not even have a monitor
or keyboard on the computer.
I've tried using WINSCP on a friend's computer, and it doesn'tCommand line FTP comes with Linux, but the FTP service is disabled on
a normal installation. However you can always use the command line
utility scp or "secure copy" to move files around. SCP uses ssh as the
transport mechanism and is available if you have sshd running.
While IRLP was not particularly designed for a blind user, since there
is no GUI and is totally command line driven, you should have a good
chance at a succesful installation. I would imagine that soldering
connectors on cables for the radio interface would cause more
difficulty than installing the software.