getting started with orca

deedra waters deedra at
Wed May 15 20:22:22 EDT 2013

it's a list for all kinds of discussions linux related i believe kirk 
has said before, so why can't he ask gnome questions here. I've found 
some folks here more helpful then the gnome list in some cases heh...

btw the lag might be the fact it's running in a vm type thing.

On 5/15/2013 5:17 PM, Jason White wrote:
> Littlefield, Tyler <tyler at> wrote:
>> I had a couple questions.
>> First, I just installed a copy of debian on a vbox and had someone
>> help me through the process. We got orca going, but I'd like to be
>> able to install debian with orca support. Is there a way to do this?
> I think you'll get it if you choose to install the Gnome desktop during
> installation of Debian.
>> Second, I'd like to make orca come up at login--is this possible?
> yes. I don't know the details though.
>> Finally, I'm noticing that it's really laggy in the terminal and
>> doesn't even read in the root terminal. Any ideas on how to fix this
>> would be cool.
> I'm not seeing any delays or lack of responsiveness here, so I don't know what
> might be causing it. there's a Gnome terminal accessibility bug for which I've
> submitted a patch that's still awaiting review.
> By the way, these questions would be better answered on the Orca list. This is
> the Speakup list and all your questions are about Gnome and Orca. Could you
> take the discussion to the Orca list?
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