Debian Accessibility Project
Summary
Braille
Debian Accessibility braille transcription software

This metapackage will install packages which provide braille transcription tools

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cups-filters
OpenPrinting CUPS Filters - Main Package
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buster1.21.6-5amd64,arm64,armhf,i386
buster-security1.21.6-5+deb10u1amd64,arm64,armhf,i386
bullseye1.28.7-1+deb11u2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
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bookworm1.28.17-3amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
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This package provides additional CUPS filters which are not provided by the CUPS project itself. This includes filters for a PDF based printing workflow.

This package contains the filters for printing with drivers/PPDs and for converting non-PDF input files to PDF.

dots
Braille typesetting program for GNOME
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Dots is a user interface for liblouisxml, a braille translation engine that can translate XML and MS Word documents into transcribed braille.

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liblouisutdml-bin
Braille UTDML translation utilities
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jessie2.5.0-1amd64,armel,armhf,i386
bookworm-backports2.12.0-6~bpo12+1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
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liblouisutdml is an extension of liblouisxml, the translator from xml format into transcribed braille, that includes support for Unified Tactile Document Markup Language (UTDML).

This consists essentially of subtrees containing all the braille translations and formatting, plus some tags.

This package contains utdml2brl which translates an utdml or text file into an embosser-ready braille file.

liblouisxml-bin
Braille XML translation utilities
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Liblouisxml translates files in the computer lingua franca xml format into properly transcribed braille. This includes translation into grade two, if desired, mathematical codes, etc. It also includes formatting according to a built-in style sheet which can be modified by the user.

This package contains xml2brl which translates an xml or text file into an embosser-ready braille file, and msword2brl which translates an ms-word file into an embosser-ready braille file.

In combination with ooo2dbk, it can also translate OpenOffice.org 1 documents.

natbraille
French braille typesetting program
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Nat is a braille translation engine that can translate into transcribed French braille:

  • Text documents
  • OpenOffice 1 and 2 documents, including equations.
  • Microsoft Word documents saved as text, whose equations have been converted to mathml with MathType
  • Simple HTML documents which respect norms.
tuxtype
턱스가 나오는 교육적 타이핑 지도 게임
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TuxTyping은 리눅스 펭귄인 턱스가 나오는 교육적인 타이핑 자습서 게임입니다. 플레이어는 화면 상단에서 떨어지는 물고기를 먹을 수 있도록 턱스를 안내합니다. 각각의 물고기는에는 글자가 써져 있습니다. 플레이어가 해당하는 키를 누르면, 턱스는 물고기를 먹기위해 자리를 이동합니다. 숙련된 타이피스트도 어려워 할 만한 더욱 어려운 레벨이 있지만, 그럼에도 이 게임은 타이프를 배우는 아이들을 대상으로 합니다.

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liblouis-bin
Braille translation library - utilities
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buster3.8.0-2amd64,arm64,armhf,i386
sid3.30.0-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,ppc64el,riscv64,s390x
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bookworm-backports3.30.0-2~bpo12+1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
bookworm3.24.0-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
jessie2.5.3-3+deb8u1amd64,armel,armhf,i386
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Liblouis is a braille translator and back-translator. It features support for computer and literary braille, supports contracted and uncontracted translation for many languages and has support for hyphenation. Liblouis also supports math braille (Nemeth and Marburg). New languages can easily be added through tables that support a rule- or dictionary based approach. Included are also tools for testing and debugging tables.

This package contains a few tools to test tables and translate text.

printer-driver-indexbraille
CUPS printing to Index Braille printers
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This package contains the necessary filters and PPDs for installing and printing to Index Braille printers.

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