archlinux gnome and orca package
Linux for blind general discussion
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Wed Sep 6 22:28:17 UTC 2017
Sorry if this sounds like a weird question, but what do you mean by,
"2: I never try to use speakup and orca in the same session."? Do you
mean that during a period when you're using orca, you never use speakup
in a text terminal, and that when you're using speakup you do not use
the gui? Thanks!
On 9/6/2017 5:02 PM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> for what its worth, I use archLinux on all my systems, and I use orca
> with gnome and gdm.
> I have never had sound problems, and I use speakup as well.
> I also have never disabled pulse.
> I follow these simple rules:
> 1: I use one user specifically for graphical use.
> 2: I never try to use speakup and orca in the same session.
> This seems to work for me and I just don't have problems with it.
> On Wed, 6 Sep 2017, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> I have gnome and gnome-extra on the system and removed mate and
>> mate-extra by now. I have managed to login with gnome and proved it
>> by running gnome-terminal then using the backspace key a few times
>> until I heard repeated beeps each time I hit the key. I ran
>> speaker-test inside gnome-terminal and heard static on speakers too.
>> Unfortunately, orca for archlinux is packaged incorrectly since when
>> started even under these conditions orca does not talk at all but only
>> shows its setup screen.
>> Also, orca.desktop file did not come in the orca package and that may
>> or may not contribute to the problems. running orca, orca --replace,
>> and alt-super-s in turn failed to bring orca up talking.
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