Gentoo Archives: gentoo-accessibility

From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 16:14:07
Message-Id: 20100329161356.GA13380@linux1
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] setting up orca on gnome on gentoo by David Mehler
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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Re: [gentoo-accessibility] setting up orca on gnome on gentoo David Mehler <dave.mehler@×××××.com>