chromium accessibility status?

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at
Mon Jul 25 03:22:06 UTC 2016

Thanks much I neglected to install chromevox and lost that file location 
for the edit.  I'm using mate on sonar when I do this at all.  On Sun, 24 
Jul 2016, Kyle wrote:

> Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:29:37
> From: Kyle <kyle4jesus at>
> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
> To: blinux-list at
> Subject: Re: chromium accessibility status?
> Chromium works with speech-dispatcher on all my machines here. First I 
> installed Chromium and added the ChromeVox extension. Then I copied 
> /usr/share/applications/chromium.desktop into ~/.local/share/applications and 
> edited the Exec= line as follows:
> Exec=chromium --enable-speech-dispatcher %U
> Upon saving the file, Chromium when run from the menu or with a URL from 
> MATE's run window will start with ChromeVox and speech-dispatcher enabled. 
> Keep in mind that GNOME's run window doesn't allow typing a URL directly as 
> in
> so in GNOME, you will need to run Chromium from the overview or explicitly 
> add the --enable-speech-dispatcher line as in
> chromium --enable-speech-dispatcher
> Hope this helps.
> Sent from my computer
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