5.2. Hjälpmedel

Some users may need specific support because of e.g. some visual impairment. accessibility features have to be enabled manually. Some boot parameters can be appended to enable accessibility features. Note that on most architectures the boot loader interprets your keyboard as a QWERTY keyboard.

5.2.1. Installer front-end

The Debian installer supports several front-ends for asking questions, with varying convenience for accessibility: notably, text uses plain text while newt uses text-based dialog boxes. The choice can be made at the boot prompt, see the documentation for DEBIAN_FRONTEND in Avsnitt 5.3.1, ”Parametrar för Debian Installer”.

5.2.2. Tema med hög kontrast

For users with low vision, the installer can use a high-contrast color theme that makes it more readable. To enable it, append the theme=dark boot parameter.

5.2.3. Preseeding

Alternatively, Debian can be installed completely automatically by using preseeding. This is documented in Appendix B, Automatiserad installation med förinställningar.

5.2.4. Accessibility of the installed system

Documentation on accessibility of the installed system is available on the Debian Accessibility wiki page.