Gentoo Archives: gentoo-accessibility

From: James Homuth <james@×××××××.com>
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-accessibility] setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 14:45:30
Message-Id: 02e801cacf4e$7008bce0$6400a8c0@quan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] setting up orca on gnome on gentoo by David Mehler
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>