Thunderbird reading random numbers
ryan at iheartryan.com
Tue Jan 6 16:33:43 UTC 2015
So I was setting up Thunderbird and it started downloading all my messages
from my IMAP server. It seemed legit. It was expected to take a little
However, orca was giving me constant updates from the "Downloading message
N of M" status bar on Thunderbird, no matter what application had focus,
no matter what workspace I was on. So if I started trying to type
something else in the terminal, I wasn't hearing my keys echoed back to me
because I had to wait to hear "eight nine thirty seven five forty one" a
Is there some way to turn off that type of status bar thingy? In my Orca
preferences, it is set to give progress bar updates every 10 seconds and
its scope is restricted to the application. Is there something else I
should be doing?
Would this be covered if I read some kind of "how to use linux blind"
tutorial instead of hopping through random pages on the vinux wiki?
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