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Shortcut to enable screen on installer CD

When I insert a Ubuntu 12.04 installer CD, it will show a screen to ask user to select language and try/install button. I would like to enable screen reader at this stage. However, is there a shortcut ...
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Searching for menu entries in desktop environments other than Unity

Does any other desktop environment have the type-to-search-application-menus feature found in Unity? I’m curios about trying a more spartan desktop such as Xfce or LXDE. Or maybe something entirely ...
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Visual Alerts don't work

When I go to Universal Access -> Hearing tab -> turn Visual Alerts on and try Test Flash with either the option to flash the window title or to flash the entire screen, nothing happens. I'm on 12.10 ...
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How do I increase the font size in Dash?

I am a person with a visual impairment. Pre-Unity versions of Ubuntu allowed you to change all font sizes. Now the Universal Access feature is pretty much useless, as increasing font size to "Large" ...
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How can I configure “mousekeys”?

Under 11.04, the option to control the pointer with the numpad was set in Hardware/Keyboard settings page. How can I turn on mousekeys or configure them in 11.10 or later? I'm interested in both ...
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210 views

Solutions for couch surfing

Using Ubuntu to consume media such as watching TV, movies, or listening to music, one occasionally wants to surf the web off the couch or control other applications with the computer screen standing ...
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How do I increase the icon size in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I increase the font size in Dash? As my partner is registered blind she has difficulty with small text & icons. In 11.04 using Unity the Icons look quite good ...