orca-compatible display managers

Alonzo Cuellar mariachiac at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 14:42:55 UTC 2016


I don't see any problems with the Mate Desktop. Its like running Gnome2 
when it was around.

On 07/27/2016 08:36 AM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> With gdm and lightdm both are triggered by sudo -H systemctl enable 
> gdm or sudo -H systemctl enable lightdm.  When these break though that 
> talkingarch install disk is real useful as a rescue disk to run 
> systemctl disable commands on those display managers.  I found gdm 
> better able to work with orca but the desktop interface is different 
> from mate and none too easy to bring up a list of apps.
> On Tue, 26 Jul 2016, Alonzo Cuellar wrote:
>> Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:59:00
>> From: Alonzo Cuellar <mariachiac at gmail.com>
>> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
>> Subject: Re: orca-compatible display managers
>> Hello,
>> I think you need tofollow these instructions
>> http://wiki.vinuxproject.org/mate_install
>> I've installed mate on my arch machine a few times and everything works.
>> The login manager... Well you'd probably have to set it to auto log 
>> unless your using gdm.
>> Alonzo
>> On 07/26/2016 09:12 PM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
>>> I found xorg when it works to work well.  A debian system with xorg 
>>> and mate on it is where it runs very well.
>>> A modified talkingarchlinux system xorg does not work I think my 
>>> nvidia CK-804 card is too old for it.  The talkingarchlinux system 
>>> has mate and mate-extra installed on it along with 
>>> speech-dispatcher-git and this is what I find strange.  If I run 
>>> yelp which is the mate help system that talks.  If I try alt-f1 or 
>>> alt-f2 those don't talk and neither does alt-control-tab.  I 
>>> installed orca with all dependencies on talkingarchlinux system so 
>>> this shouldn't be happening unless I need to find a replacement for 
>>> xorg.  Some replacements do exist it's just a matter of selecting 
>>> the correct one.
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