Linux for blind general discussion
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Sun Oct 4 13:43:38 UTC 2020
One of them is probably hardstatus. But yes, do share.
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From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2020 09:26:01 -0400
Subject: Re: Console screenreaders
> I'm a heavy user of GNU screen myself. Can't imagine my console life
> without it. I especially like the ability to detach and reattach a
> running screen session.
> There are a couple settings one can apply to make screen a bit more
> friendly for TTS screen reading. I don't remember them off the top of my
> head. If someone asks, I should be able to dig them out of my .screenrc.
> Linux for blind general discussion writes:
> > Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com> writes:
> > > Tim here. If you need a larger cut-and-paste buffer, I strongly
> > > suggest tinkering with a terminal multiplexer like either tmux or GNU
> > > screen. I use tmux primarily for the multiplexing, split windows,
> > > the ability to detach & reattach, and the silence/activity monitoring.
> > > But as an added benefit, I can set my scroll-back buffer-size to
> > > thousands of lines letting me copy/paste from it, even if my actual
> > > terminal is only 80 by 25.
> > When I've tried tmux, I've found oddities that made it slightly less
> > pleasant to use with a console screen reader. I know in my case the
> > split windows and status bars etc are not wanted. I wonder if anyone
> > has tried to work out screen-reader-friendly configurations. I haven't;
> > GNU Screen has been good enough for me, and I've used it for many years.
> > -- Chris
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> Janina Sajka
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