[orca-list] What happened with Orca in Oneiric

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at shellworld.net
Tue Sep 27 16:55:00 UTC 2011

Uncheck the box that says show orca window and you should be good to go 
along with all other preferences you set.  The orca window really is 
properly the orca setup dialog.

On Sun, 25 Sep 2011, Guy Schlosser wrote:

> OK, now the system that was running so beautifully after the upgrade is
> now in a setup loop.  Every time I boot up, after doing nothing but
> shutting it down after writing this early morning's E-mail, I press
> alt+f2, type orca and press enter, I get "Welcome to orca setup." Then I
> have to play 20 questions all over again.  Any ideas?  What happened
> between shutting the system down, and restarting eight hours later?  Any
> ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Guy
> On 9/25/2011 3:18 AM, Guy Schlosser wrote:
> >  I just finished installing Oneiric on my laptop as an upgrade from a
> >  fresh Natty.  I am happy to report that all is working with Orca and
> >  other applications.  I'm observing the same as previously reported,
> >  pressing alt+f1 yields nothing, and the alt+f2 box (i.e. dash) also is
> >  not accessible.  This could be largely due to the bug that currently
> >  has a fix committed though, so I am looking forward to that fix being
> >  released, for hopeful launcher accessibility.  I would also love to
> >  test Alejandro's proposed PPA for dash and quicklist accessibility.
> >  This brings me to my next question.  How do I narrow down what is
> >  missing from my other desktop system and preventing accessibility?
> >  For example, how do I know if accessibility modules are loaded, and
> >  proper key is set to correct value?  I installed all updates on that
> >  system as well, and still hear nothing read in any application,
> >  including Orca's own preferences dialogue.  Do I just need to reformat
> >  and fresh install with live CD, since it and my laptop are working
> >  beautifully?  Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> >  Thanks and off to bed,
> >
> >
> >  Guy
> >  P.S. This E-mail was written concerning Unity 3d.  I have not tried
> >  Unity 2d on Laptop yet.
> >
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Jude <jdashiel at shellworld.net>
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