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What is Vinux?

Vinux is a Ubuntu derived distribution optimized for the needs of blind and partially sighted users. By default Vinux provides two screen-readers, Braille display support and an extremely friendly community.
When you boot the live Vinux image, you will be greeted by the Orca screen reader.

This allows navigation of the Unity graphical Gnome desktop using keyboard commands. Finally, Brltty provides Grade 1 and 2 Braille output.

Vinux now provides three desktop environments of choice, Unity, Gnome and Mate.

Accessibility is paramount to Vinux and we always try to give a positive user experience.

The Vinux wiki provides frequently asked questions, How to's, getting started information all contributed by the Vinux community.

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