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From: David Mehler <dave.mehler@...>
Subject: Re: setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 22:36:10 -0400
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@...> 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@...> 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@...]
>> Sent: March 29, 2010 4:59 PM
>> To: gentoo-accessibility@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@...> 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@...> wrote:
>>>>> > Try adding the accessibility use flag, then emerge --update --deep
>>>>> > --newuse world.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > -----Original Message-----
>>>>> > From: David Mehler [mailto:dave.mehler@...]
>>>>> > Sent: March 29, 2010 10:25 AM
>>>>> > To: gentoo-accessibility@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@...> wrote:
>>>>> >> What are your use flags? You're probably missing someething.
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> >> From: David Mehler [mailto:dave.mehler@...]
>>>>> >> Sent: March 28, 2010 10:52 AM
>>>>> >> To: gentoo-accessibility@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: setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
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-- David Mehler
RE: setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
-- James Homuth
Re: setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
-- David Mehler
Re: setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
-- William Hubbs
Re: setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
-- David Mehler
Re: setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
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