Are Their Any Other Graphical Screen-Readers in Linux, Other than ORCA?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Fri Mar 19 01:21:41 UTC 2021

I forgot about stump-wm which also only uses the keyboard and was written 
entirely in lisp.

On Thu, 18 Mar 2021, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> I haven't messed with it, but think lots of customization could be done with 
> ala carte which is a menuing system for graphical user interfaces in Linux. 
> Ratpoison is available and operated entirely by keyboard once installed 
> correctly.
> On Thu, 18 Mar 2021, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>>  Well, 1 of my sighted Linux friends thinks the reason I am not comfortable
>>  in ORCA has more to do with as he calls it, "tyling" He thinks another
>>  desktop might be the trick? Some background, when I was practicly dragged
>>  `kicking-and-screaming in to windows in late 1997, I did manage to get a
>>  feel for a win95/98 desktop, where everything was up-and-down. But once
>>  they switched to windows explorer, they basicly lost me. So an obvious 2
>>  questions? Are their any other alternatives to ORCA? And if that were an
>>  only choice, are their simpler desktops which would have more of  a feel I
>>  am more used to? An only other choice, which won't compile now is LSR from
>>  around 2007.
>>  I am certainly rather contented with a straight console, but for many
>>  sites, graphical may be an alternative, which a Chromebook with Chromevox
>>  has not really offered. Thanks so much in advance for your analysis. Also,
>>  I trust there are many more hier quality voices in graphical?
>>  Chime
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