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Subject: Re: new member who needs help!

Re: new member who needs help!

From: Brian Wolven <>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 18:05:54 -0400

Sarai and Rosie wrote:
> Hey guys:
> My name is Sarai and I have an Archos 20 GB recorder. I'm trying to install
> rockbox b/c I can't use the regular software that comes with the player b/c
> I'm blind. I hear Rockbox is pretty accessible for blind people, however I
> am having trouble installing it. I'm not a beginner in the teck world, but
> I'm not advanced either so please be patient. I created a j:/.rockbox
> directory on my hd of the player. Then I used WINZIP to unzip the daily
> build to the player. I think I did it right. Then I copied the recorder
> drive to the root directory of the player. Then I downloaded the language
> files to the desk top and copied them to the j:/.rockbox directory. Now,
> supposedly I just turn on the player, hit menu and it will start talking to
> me. Well, it didn't. Any one have any suggestions?

The language file needs to go in the "langs" subdirectory of .rockbox
rather than .rockbox itself. You may also need to turn the voice options
on - I'm not sure if they are on by default, but I'd assume they are
not. Maybe someone can post the necessary key sequence to do that?

Received on 2004-05-27

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