How to start gnome-orca along with windows manager

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Thu Jan 18 04:15:32 UTC 2018


Thank you all for your feedback. I want to make correction.

  * The gnome orca already started after successful login. I have no
    problem here.
  * What I want is to make orca run before I login or when X started. I
    need it to read what's on screen, like when choosing or typing username.

I tried creating ~/.xinitrc and ~/.xsession and both doesn't do what I 
want. Still surfing the internet for answer. Hopefully I can find one here.


  * Using Mate desktop
  * Using parrot OS (Debian based)

Best Regards

Edhoari Setiyoso
<edhoari> [dot] <s> [at] <gmail> [dot] <com.

On 01/17/2018 01:11 PM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Did you have a specific window manager in mind that you wanted to use? 
> With a full desktop, setting
> gsettings org.gnome.desktop.a11y.applications screen-reader-enabled true
> and
> gsettings set org.mate.interface accessibility true
> will enable necessary accessibility for most applications and cause 
> Orca to start automatically. This will work for both GNOME and MATE.
> You can also build your own custom X session with any of several 
> window managers and other components. Either put everything you need 
> into ~/.xinitrc with an & at the end of each line except the last line 
> that runs whatever window you want on top and run it with
> startx
> with no arguments, or put the same commands into any script of any 
> name and call it on the startx command line, e.g. you have a script 
> that runs Orca, your window manager and Firefox. You can write a 
> script that looks like
> #!/bin/bash
> orca&
> windowmanager&
> firefox
> and call it firefox-wrapper, or whatever you like. You would then run 
> it as
> startx firefox-wrapper
> This is the way I have several things working now in a project I'm 
> currently working on using the Kies text menu, but including Firefox, 
> Chrome and LibreOffice among other X applications for use on a 
> Raspberry Pi, where system resources are still at a premium. It seems 
> to work pretty well, although some window managers will work better 
> than others. Hopefully my experience will help somewhat.
> Imetumwa kutoka maji yangu
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