echo keys on keyboard

covici at covici at
Sun Oct 18 07:26:23 EDT 2015

If you echo 1 to /sys/accessibility/speakup/say_control you can get most
of what you are looking for.

Tony Baechler <tony at> wrote:

> On 10/17/2015 10:22 AM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> > Does a setting exist in speakup that will enable the gray co,lored keys to
> > speak?  If so, I could use that if only temporarily to help me orient myself
> > to my notebook keyboard extra keys.  I'm interested in getting the keys to
> > the right of the enter key talking temporarily.
> You could try Caps-F1 or Insert-F1 to go into help.  I think that
> offers a key describer, so you should be able to press random keys and
> be told what they are.  I have't tried your specific case though.
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