brltty depends on ubuntu-mate-desktop

John G Heim jheim at
Wed Sep 2 15:11:31 UTC 2015

ight, so your tip about looking at /etc/default/brltty was spot on. I've 
been used to brltty starting as soon as it's installed. It used to be 
that it was enabled if it was installed. I guess now that it is 
installed by default, it has to be disabled by default.

On 09/01/2015 05:46 PM, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Sam Hartman, le Tue 01 Sep 2015 17:52:44 -0400, a écrit :
>> My suspicion is that the desktop wants to make sure it has accessibility
>> available.
>> I'd do
>> dpkg --purge --force-depends brltty
>> apt-get install brltty
> Yes. It's not brltty which depends on mate-desktop, but the converse: we
> managed to make the desktops have accessibility as a requirement.
> Samuel
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