different desktops

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at redhat.com
Wed Apr 6 10:27:16 UTC 2022

ratpoison with strychnine is a contender since you don't use the mouse in
that environment and everything is pointed at the keyboard.  The icewm
environment may be another contender.

On Wed, 6 Apr 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Sure, imho all desktops were not created equal when it comes to accessibility.
> The fact that Mate is the first to go to says a lot about the ease of
> navigating its controls to select applications, getting to the desktop,
> launching the default Caja file manager etc.
> These are the things that define accessibility and some desktops are not able
> to do that. I am also thinking of the ability to check on the computer status
> such as the battery, network connectivity and so forth.
> On Wed, Apr 06, 2022 at 02:30:14AM -0500, Linux for blind general discussion
> wrote:
> >For a linux user, using the Orca screen-reading program and keyboard
> >shortcuts, and not the mouse, would there be any advantage of using one
> >desktop over another?
> >At this time, which desktops are usable for Orca users?
> >
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