[Ardour-Users] Question from a new list member
rosea.grammostola at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 04:58:53 PDT 2008
Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> Christian wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have just subscribed to this list.
>> I am using Ubuntu Hardy as my OS and I have been searching for a such tool as Ardour.
>> I have tried out a few programs but none of them have been accessible to me as a visually impaired computer user using Orca, the screen reader for the Gnome desktop.
>> I have tried an old release of Ardour, something with version 1, I think it was.
>> Now I want to try out the new version of Ardour. What is the best way to do this on Ubuntu?
>> Want to see if it is accessible and from what I have heared Ardour offers many keyboard commands.
>> Any help would be apreciated.
>> Many thanks,
> Hi Christian :)
> I'm using Suse 11.0 and 64 Studio 2.1 and I'm not familiar with Ardour
> myself and I don't know Ubuntu Hardy, also I'm a dyslexic, but maybe
> it's easier for me to do research, than it is for someone who is
> visually impaired.
> I would suggest you to use 64 Studio 2.1, it's based on the GNOME
> desktop by default and Orca seems to be installed by default too.
> This is the 64 Studio homepage: http://www.64studio.com/
> Maybe this guide for Ubuntu Hardy is a help:
> There are several versions of Ardour in the pool here:
> Launch a terminal and run the following to get Ardour for a 64-bit Ubuntu:
> For a 32-bit Ubuntu run:
> After downloading the package for Ardour by wget, depending to your
> version of Hardy, run:
> sudo dpkg -i ardour_2.5-0ubuntu4_amd64.deb
> sudo dpkg -i ardour_2.5-0ubuntu4_i386.deb
> I don't know if dpkg is installed by default for Ubuntu.
> Maybe this version won't run, than try to get Ardour 2.3 yourself from
> the pool or what ever is default for Hardy, resp. ask the list again.
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