I just want to give my thanks
rkcole72984 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 24 12:07:56 BST 2007
Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Robert Cole, le Sun 24 Jun 2007 02:51:51 -0700, a écrit :
>> Now I have full-screen magnification, and I can fully utilize my
>> computer system; and I have finally gotten away from Windows.
> Mmm, how did you achieve that? The tutorials I've found talk about the
> dummy driver, are you using that?
No. I am using gnome-mag v0.14.4, which you can obtain here (direct link):
This is the source code for gnome-mag which must be compiled. I'm not
sure how familiar with Linux and compiling source you are few months ago
I barely knew how to do it), but if you do not have experience with
doing this, let me know and I will respond when I am online tomorrow (as
it's after 4AM here right now...and I'm probably going to fall asleep at
the computer :) ).
Anyhow...I have used gnome-mag (without Orca) for months now with
full-screen; no dummy driver setup needed. It works perfectly for me;
just as well as ZoomText did in Windows.
By the way, which version of Ubuntu are you using? I"m using v7.04
here. From what i can recall, the full-screen magnification was present
from v0.14.3. I just start it from the run dialog with the command
magnifier -fmz <zoom level--from 1.0 to roughly 11.0 or so>
My zoom level is set to 5.0. I think ti goes up to 10.0 or 11.0.
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