Brlapi drives me nuts.

Anders Holmberg anders at
Wed Mar 6 20:34:26 UTC 2013

6 mar 2013 kl. 17:22 skrev "mattias" <mj at>:

> and python-brlapi are installed?
> are braille activated in orca?
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Anders Holmberg" <anders at>
> To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <Blinux-list at>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2013 5:18 PM
> Subject: Brlapi drives me nuts.
>> Hi!
>> I am using vinux 3.02 here and i am having a strange problem.
>> Braille works pritty well under the console but not in orca.
>> I have asked this on the orca list and there's a guy there terrorizing me with his shit talk about upgrading to ubuntu 13.04 which i do not listen to.
>> I am very satisfied with this vinux version except the braille problem in orca.
>> I have tried to edit some letters in the brlapi.key but still no go.
>> I have created a group called brl and made me and root and gdm the users of this group.
>> Then i have set brlapi.key to only be readable to this group.
>> The owner of the brlapi.key file is anders.
>> I can't think of anything else to do
>> Maybe reinstall but that seems a bit overkill.
>> So i really need some help.
>> Thanks in advance.
>> /A
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