brltty depends on ubuntu-mate-desktop

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at
Wed Sep 2 13:46:27 UTC 2015

John G Heim, le Wed 02 Sep 2015 08:39:16 -0500, a écrit :
> You'd think a lot of people would wonder why you can't uninstall brltty w/o
> removing the ubuntu-mate-desktop package. That's so counter-intuitive that
> at first I thought it must be a bug.

The mate desktop wanting braille support is a feature, simply.

> And it turns out that the problem with brltty is that it doesn't start via
> 'service brltty start' on my system.

IIRC ubuntu has some disable flag in /etc/default/brltty or


More information about the Blinux-list mailing list