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From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
Subject: Re: setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 11:13:56 -0500
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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