[BCAB] android or chrome os on a desktop?

Lewis Crack lewiscrack at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 15:54:08 BST 2019


Hi Simon,

Google it, it is the first link.

Kind regards.
Lewis.

On 12/10/2019, goshawk on horseback <goshawk_on_horseback at fastmail.co.uk> wrote:
> thanks, where can one get it from?
>
> Simon
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lewis Crack" <lewiscrack at gmail.com>
> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] android or chrome os on a desktop?
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>
> Hi Simon,
>
> I installed Classic Shell on my Mum's laptop and made it look like a
> Windows 7 style, it works really well and kills the ribbons.
>
> I believe there are others, but Classic Shell is the one I use.
>
> Cheers!
> Lewis.
>
> On 10/10/2019, goshawk on horseback <goshawk_on_horseback at fastmail.co.uk>
> wrote:
>> thanks, what are these programs you mention please?
>>
>> Simon
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Stephen" <whocrazy at internode.on.net>
>> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 09, 2019 9:20 AM
>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] android or chrome os on a desktop?
>>
>>
>> You can use 3rd party programs to get rid of the
>> ribbons and make it look like an older windows version.
>> Accessibility wise, windows 10 isn't an issue
>> with me, but there are some other problems that
>> worry me, such as forced updates, and the fact
>> they make it so difficult to turn all updates off.
>> I don't like an operating system that takes a lot
>> of control away from the users.
>> At 07:02 PM 10/9/2019, you wrote:
>>>Hi. I agree. Mike > On 9 Oct 2019, at 03:42,
>>>Iain Lackie <iainlackie at gmail.com> wrote: > > I
>>>would say that rumours about accessibility
>>>issues with Windows 10 are greatly
>>>exaggerated. > > Iain > >> On 9 Oct 2019, at
>>>2:17 am, goshawk on horseback
>>><goshawk_on_horseback at fastmail.co.uk>
>>>wrote: >> > > hello all, > am currently
>>>running win7 on my desktop machine, but
>>>seemingly support for this is going to end this
>>>coming january. > not only do I not really want
>>>windows 10, as I have just heard so many stories
>>>of access issues with it, especially when it
>>>comes to those pesky ribbon menus, but as my
>>>current screenreader is window-eyes, that
>>>seemingly won't work with it as well. > so if I
>>>have got to change both my os and screenreader,
>>>rather than the win10 rout, I wondered if there
>>>is any sort of android desktop machine? > as at
>>>least having used that on my samsung phone, if
>>>there is, I thought that may be a better rout to
>>>go. > if that's not possible, another option
>>>that I am considering, is something like chrome
>>>os, again, if I can find that on a desktop
>>>machine, so am wondering if anyone has had any
>>>experience of this with it's screenreader, and
>>>range of apps? > as I have heard a few good
>>>things about this, but don't really know that
>>>much about it. > > Simon > > -- > To find out
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