Desktop Accessibility (Ubiquity)
Ubiquity Screen-Reader Install
Case ID: uai-001
This is an installation using the Screen-Reader as done by a visually blind individual. Please cover your monitor, lay it face down or turn it off during this installation. You will require speakers or headphones to hear the screen-reader. As you press Enter to continue on each page, it can take several minutes to advance to the next installer page.
- Start your machine with the install media in place
- Wait for the drums
Press Ctrl+s to start the screen-reader
Press Alt+Tab to change to the installer
Press Up or Down arrow to select your language(default is English)
Press Tab once to "Try Ubuntu"
- Wait for the Desktop to begin the installation.
Press Super+1 to begin the installation. Super is the left windows key
Use up-arrow and down-arrow to select the language you want to the installation to use
Use up-arrow and down-arrow to hear the options and spacebar to select them
Use up-arrow and down-arrow to hear and select partitioning options
Press up-arrow and down-arrow to select the drive to install Ubuntu on
Press Tab three times
- Select country either by typing in the name of the country or city or timezone
- WARNING: time zones are not read by the screen-reader; the default should be fine
Press Tab until you are on Continue
- Check your keyboard layout is correct or alter
Input your initial user details and password Note admin can not be used - it is a dedicated Linux User
After entering "Confirm your password"
Press up-arrow for auto-login
Press Enter to begin the installation
Once the installer tells you it is finished, Restart the system now by pressing Enter
Wait a few seconds for the cd drive to quit spinning, remove the disc and press Enter
After restarting, at the desktop, you must restart again. This will start the screen-reader. It will then start at login.