Desktop environments

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Sun Jan 13 11:45:04 UTC 2019

I'm using stock Gnome these days.

Is there reason to use a gui? Well, let me say it this way. It's pretty
hard to use the web without a modern accessible browser like firefox. I
say this as someone who still uses lynx widely, whenever I can get away
with it.



Linux for blind general discussion writes:
> I apologize. For those using arch linux, what desktop environment do you use and? If using arch, do you use a gue at all?  
> Sincerely,
> Michael maslo
> > On Jan 11, 2019, at 07:04, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at> wrote:
> > 
> > Good to know there are some workarounds for the issues with Pulseaudio.
> > 
> > Still, I'm quite happy without those 200+ megabytes of bloat and will
> > be sticking to my strategy of purging Pulseaudio from any system that
> > installs it by default until given a reason to actually keep it. Then
> > again, I'm not sure I've ever heard even a sighted user say anything
> > good about pulseaudio and I'm not even sure what issue with the
> > lighter, more mature sound system options its supposed to address.
> > 
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Janina Sajka

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures

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