archlinux gnome and orca package
Linux for blind general discussion
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Fri Sep 8 11:40:09 UTC 2017
Your problem is most likely with speech-dispatcher, not Orca, especially
if you're also using gdm.
Restart your speech-dispatcher. You may also need to restart Orca, i.e.
from an Alt-F2 command prompt, type 'orca -r' .
Linux for blind general discussion writes:
> I replaced orca with orca-git and have no better performance.
> On Wed, 6 Sep 2017, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> > Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2017 15:32:34
> > From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> > To: blinux-list at redhat.com
> > Subject: archlinux gnome and orca package
> > 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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