Desktop environments

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Fri Jan 11 12:38:26 UTC 2019

PulseAudio is OK if you set dmix as default sink.

That's the default in Slint and we have no issue  switching
between the desktop and the console. 

On 11/01/2019 13:22, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> I can't speak for any specific desktop environment/window manager or
> how to set them up to work with Orca, but the rule of thumb seems to
> be that anything GTK based will be at least partially accessible with
> Orca and anything using Qt or another toolkit is more trouble than its
> worth to try.
> Also, everything I've heard suggests Pulseaudio wreaks havoc with
> screenreaders, especially if you want to be able to switch between the
> desktop and console.
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