Gives blind users access to the GNU/Linux console
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.
DocumentationEnglish 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
released on 28 June 2016
9 July 2001
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