archlinux gnome and orca package
Linux for blind general discussion
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Wed Sep 6 22:52:38 UTC 2017
Yes, I mean that I never attempt to run speakup in a gnome terminal
session and I have separate users for text and graphical use.
-- Kelly Prescott
On Wed, 6 Sep 2017, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> 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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