chromium accessibility status?

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at
Mon Jul 25 03:44:35 UTC 2016

I'll have to get sighted assistance installing chromevox since package 
last time I checked was no longer on site any longer. 
It shouldn't take us long and if necessary I'll use my be my eyes app on 
iPhone to get help.

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.
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