Gentoo Archives: gentoo-accessibility

From: David Mehler <dave.mehler@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 02:36:16
Message-Id: 78e0dabc1003291936q598c1359m2865f4ff0a308c14@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] setting up orca on gnome on gentoo by David Mehler
Hi,
I'm getting an error in /var/log/Xorg.log not sure if it's related.
The module fbdev is not found.
If i run gnome speech's test i get no output. Running espeak with the
-f and a file also yields no output, no errors just no output.
Thanks.
Dave.


On 3/29/10, David Mehler <dave.mehler@×××××.com> wrote:
> Hi, > Thanks. I was able to restart world and it completed. When i logged in > to gnome and atempted to run orca no speech output. I thought it was a > volume issue with alsa, but using mpg123 from the console i was able > to play an mp3. The orca window appears to come up but no speech > feedback. > Suggestions welcome. > Thanks. > Dave. > > > On 3/29/10, James Homuth <james@×××××××.com> wrote: >> Your system's still good to go. Portage handles most if not all its >> compilation operations in an isolated environment, only moving things >> over >> into the main system when it's compiled successfully. You should >> therefore >> just be able to redo the emerge. >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: David Mehler [mailto:dave.mehler@×××××.com] >> Sent: March 29, 2010 4:59 PM >> To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o >> Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] setting up orca on gnome on gentoo >> >> Hi, >> I was doing an emerge --update --deep --newuse world about four hours or >> so >> in to it the machine shut down. Has this corrupted my system? >> The log information is going to the summary.log file but more than post >> messages are being shown. Is there a way i can get just he summary >> messages >> with routine info. >> Thanks. >> Dave. >> >> >> On 3/29/10, David Mehler <dave.mehler@×××××.com> wrote: >>> Hello, >>> Thanks for your reply. Googling the gentoo docs and looking in >>> /etc/make.conf and /usr/share/portage/config/make.conf-example i've >>> come up with the following variables. Will this get me the >>> post-installation messages? >>> Thanks. >>> Dave. >>> >>> /etc/make.conf: >>> PORTAGE_ELOG_CLASSES="info log warn error" >>> PORTAGE_ELOG_SYSTEM="save_summary" >>> >>> >>> On 3/29/10, William Hubbs <williamh@g.o> wrote: >>>> Hi Dave, >>>> >>>> there is a much better way to capture messages from packages. Take a >>>> look at the PORTAGE_ELOG_SYSTEM and PORTAGE_ELOG_MAILURI settings in >>>> make.conf. >>>> >>>> It is possible to have this information saved to a file or emailed to >>>> you. >>>> >>>> Thanks, >>>> >>>> William >>>> >>>> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 10:58:34AM -0400, David Mehler wrote: >>>>> Hi, >>>>> Thanks. I'll do that and report back, I don't expect it'll be a >>>>> quick process. >>>>> One thing how do i determine results of these updates? I know the >>>>> packages sometimes put messages to the screen, only the last of >>>>> which i can get at, if a package way up puts one onscreen i miss it. >>>>> I've tried a script command to try to capture but the output is >>>>> compilations. >>>>> Thanks. >>>>> Dave. >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> On 3/29/10, James Homuth <james@×××××××.com> wrote: >>>>> > Try adding the accessibility use flag, then emerge --update --deep >>>>> > --newuse world. >>>>> > >>>>> > -----Original Message----- >>>>> > From: David Mehler [mailto:dave.mehler@×××××.com] >>>>> > Sent: March 29, 2010 10:25 AM >>>>> > To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o >>>>> > Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] setting up orca on gnome on >>>>> > gentoo >>>>> > >>>>> > Hello, >>>>> > Thanks for your reply. Here are my USE flags. >>>>> > >>>>> > USE="acpi alsa dbus hal X gtk gnome -kde -ipv6 -qt -qt3 -qt4 -arts >>>>> > sockets threads perl consolekit cairo java nsplugin jce" >>>>> > >>>>> > My complete /etc/make.conf file is below. >>>>> > Thanks. >>>>> > Dave. >>>>> > >>>>> > /etc/make.conf: >>>>> > # These settings were set by the catalyst build script that >>>>> > automatically # built this stage. >>>>> > # Please consult /usr/share/portage/config/make.conf.example for a >>>>> > more # detailed example. >>>>> > # VMware emulates an Intel Core 2 Duo >>>>> > CFLAGS="-O2 -march=i686 -pipe" >>>>> > CXXFLAGS="-O2 -march=i686 -pipe" >>>>> > # WARNING: Changing your CHOST is not something that should be >>>>> > done lightly. >>>>> > # Please consult http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/change-chost.xml >>>>> > before changing. >>>>> > CHOST="i686-pc-linux-gnu" >>>>> > >>>>> > MAKEOPTS="-j2" >>>>> > >>>>> > ALSA_CARDS="ens1371" >>>>> > >>>>> > VIDEO_CARDS="vmware vesa vga" >>>>> > >>>>> > INPUT_DEVICES="evdev keyboard mouse vmmouse" >>>>> > >>>>> > LINGUAS="en en_US" >>>>> > >>>>> > USE="acpi alsa dbus hal X gtk gnome -kde -ipv6 -qt -qt3 -qt4 -arts >>>>> > sockets threads perl consolekit cairo java nsplugin jce" >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > On 3/29/10, James Homuth <james@×××××××.com> wrote: >>>>> >> What are your use flags? You're probably missing someething. >>>>> >> >>>>> >> -----Original Message----- >>>>> >> From: David Mehler [mailto:dave.mehler@×××××.com] >>>>> >> Sent: March 28, 2010 10:52 AM >>>>> >> To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o >>>>> >> Subject: [gentoo-accessibility] setting up orca on gnome on >>>>> >> gentoo >>>>> >> >>>>> >> Hello, >>>>> >> I'm trying to get orca going on gentoo. The gnome version used is >>>>> >> 2.26. I've tried googling and asking on the orca mailing list, >>>>> >> without >>>>> > success. >>>>> >> I installed gentoo following the handbook except used a serial >>>>> >> terminal, this is in a virtual machine as i unfortunately only >>>>> >> have one machine. Later i proceeded to install gnome, which >>>>> >> failed. Before the install would complete successfully libxml2 >>>>> >> needed to be installed. I next installed orca and started up >>>>> >> gnome. I had to make some changes to custom.conf so i could log >>>>> >> in and loaded the accessibility modules per instructions on the >>>>> >> orca site. When i tried to start orca via either the alt+f2, orca >>>>> >> or in a terminal with orca --text-setup i get to the second >>>>> >> screen where i'm prompted for the speech server always i choose >>>>> >> gnome speech and then i hear no more speech. I've also installed >>>>> >> the java-access-bridge, but am assuming >>>>> > there's a configuration step i'm missing. >>>>> >> Any suggestions appreciated. >>>>> >> Thanks. >>>>> >> Dave. >>>>> >> >>>>> >> >>>>> >> >>>>> >> >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> >>>> >>> >> >> >> >> >

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