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From: David Mehler <dave.mehler@...>
Subject: Re: setting up orca on gnome on gentoo
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 10:24:41 -0400
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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