News | Vinix 4.0: Ubuntu Based Linux Distro For Blind And Partially Blind Users

Hello Linux Geeksters. Vinix 4.0 is an Ubuntu 12.04 based Linux distribution, for blind and partially blind users.

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Vinix 4.0 was released yesterday.

“The Vinux team is pleased to announce the availability of Vinux 4.0 CD and DVD images.  This is the first Vinux release featuring the Unity-2d Desktop which improves on transition to Vinux and introduces newer and increasingly stable accessibility features. We now recommend that when possible users perform updates on a regular basis. This will enable the Vinux team to update packages, and introduce new features.The Vinux team is pleased to announce the availability of Vinux 4.0 CD and DVD images,” said Rob Whyte, one of the Vinux developers.

Main Features:

  • Unity-2D Desktop
  • Console speech
  • Classic menu
  • text-to-speech convertion
  • Brail support directly from the boot menu
  • three screen readers
  • wo full screen magnifiers
  • global font size
  • Gnome-Orca 3.4.2
  • Espeak 1.4.7

You can read more in the release announcement.

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