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|Full description=BRLTTY is a daemon which provides access to the GNU/Linux console (text mode) for a blind person using a soft braille display. It drives the braille terminal and provides complete screen review functionality. The web site has a complete list of braille display models that are supported. Features include blinking cursor and capital letters, screen freezing for leisurely review, attribute displays and attribute underlining to locate highlighted text, hypertext links, intelligent cursor routing for easy cursor movement without moving your hands from the braille display, a cut and paste function, on-line help, and a modular design that lets you add drivers relatively easily.
 
|Full description=BRLTTY is a daemon which provides access to the GNU/Linux console (text mode) for a blind person using a soft braille display. It drives the braille terminal and provides complete screen review functionality. The web site has a complete list of braille display models that are supported. Features include blinking cursor and capital letters, screen freezing for leisurely review, attribute displays and attribute underlining to locate highlighted text, hypertext links, intelligent cursor routing for easy cursor movement without moving your hands from the braille display, a cut and paste function, on-line help, and a modular design that lets you add drivers relatively easily.
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
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|Status=Live
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|Component programs=
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|Homepage URL=http://mielke.cc/brltty/
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|VCS checkout command=
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|Computer languages=C
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|Documentation note=English user manual available in HTML, PostScript, or plain text formal from http://mielke.cc/brltty/documentation.html German user manual available in HTML, PostScript, or plain text formal from http://mielke.cc/brltty/documentation.html
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|Paid support=
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|IRC help=
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|IRC general=
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|IRC development=
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|Related projects=GOK,emacspeak,Gnopernicus,KDE_Accessibility,libbraille
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|Keywords=blind,braille,brltty,blind users. soft braille,refreshable braille display
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|Is GNU=n
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Last review date=2002-05-20
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=2.1
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|Version identifier=2.98
|Version date=1999-03-22
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|Version date=2001-06-26
|Version status=stable
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|Version status=beta
|Version download=http://mielke.cc/brltty/download.html
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|Version download=
 
|License verified date=2001-07-09
 
|License verified date=2001-07-09
|Version comment=2.1 stable released 1999-03-22
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|Version comment=2.98 beta released 2001-06-26
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}}
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{{Person
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Real name=Dave Mielke
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|Email=dave@mielke.cc
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=August Hörandl
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|Email=hoerandl@elina.htlw1.ac.at
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=Christian Comaschi
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|Email=christian_comaschi@libero.it
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=James Bowden
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|Email=jrbowden@bcs.org.uk
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|Resource URL=
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|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=Jos Lemmens
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|Email=jlemmens@inter.nl.net
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|Resource URL=
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{{Person
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|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=Mario Lang
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|Email=mlang@delysid.org
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|Resource URL=
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|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=Nikhil Nair
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|Email=nn201@cus.cam.ac.uk
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|Resource URL=
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|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=Oscar Fernandez
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|Email=ofa@once.es
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|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=Per Lejontand
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|Email=per@acc.umu.se
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|Resource URL=
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{{Person
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|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=S?bastien Hinderer
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|Email=sebastien.hinderer@libertysurf.fr
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|Resource URL=
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|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=Wolfgang Astleitner
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|Email=wolfgang.astleitner@liwest.at
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking,Developer,Support
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|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=mailto:dave@mielke.cc
 
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{{Software category
|Interface=daemon
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|Interface=accessibility,daemon
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|Use=interface
 
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Latest revision as of 09:53, 12 April 2011

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Brltty

http://mielke.cc/brltty/
BRLTTY is a daemon which provides access to the GNU/Linux console (text mode) for a blind person using a soft braille display. It drives the braille terminal and provides complete screen review functionality. The web site has a complete list of braille display models that are supported. Features include blinking cursor and capital letters, screen freezing for leisurely review, attribute displays and attribute underlining to locate highlighted text, hypertext links, intelligent cursor routing for easy cursor movement without moving your hands from the braille display, a cut and paste function, on-line help, and a modular design that lets you add drivers relatively easily.

Documentation

English user manual available in HTML, PostScript, or plain text formal from http://mielke.cc/brltty/documentation.html German user manual available in HTML, PostScript, or plain text formal from http://mielke.cc/brltty/documentation.html


Download

version 2.98 (beta)
released on 26 June 2001

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey9 July 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email jrbowden@bcs.org.uk" James Bowden Contributor
"Email sebastien.hinderer@libertysurf.fr" S?bastien Hinderer Contributor
"Email jlemmens@inter.nl.net" Jos Lemmens Contributor
"Email wolfgang.astleitner@liwest.at" Wolfgang Astleitner Contributor
"Email mlang@delysid.org" Mario Lang Contributor
"Email dave@mielke.cc" Dave Mielke Maintainer
"Email nn201@cus.cam.ac.uk" Nikhil Nair Contributor
"Email hoerandl@elina.htlw1.ac.at" August Hörandl Contributor
"Email ofa@once.es" Oscar Fernandez Contributor
"Email christian_comaschi@libero.it" Christian Comaschi Contributor
"Email per@acc.umu.se" Per Lejontand Contributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:dave@mielke.cc


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 May 2002.



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