ubuntu 14.04 and firefox accessibility

Rob Whyte fudge at thefudge.net
Tue Mar 4 20:37:02 UTC 2014


I performed updates last night and it was resolved.
Have you updated your system?


On 05/03/14 07:22, Jonathan Nadeau wrote:
> Well I'm running 14.04 and the problem is not solved on my install. I
> also found the command that I thought I needed to run and it was this
> command
> gconftool-2 -s -t bool /desktop/gnome/interface/accessibility true
> This did not fix the issue. i'm sure it is something simple I just don't
> know what the problem could be. Thanks for your time and help.
>    On 03/04/2014 02:59 PM, Rob Whyte wrote:
>> H,
>> the problem has been resolved and pretty sure was to do with gtk support
>> with Orca.
>> Rob
>> On 05/03/14 00:43, Jonathan Nadeau wrote:
>>> Hello list,
>>> I know 14.04 is still in beta but I installed it and found this problem.
>>> Everything seems to work fine but the only problem is that firefox isn't
>>> accessible with Orca. once I open firefox Orca stops speaking. Orca
>>> works on the desktop and with other applications but not Firefox. This
>>> problem happened quite a few releases ago and I'm assuming this is the
>>> same problem. i can't remember the command that fixed it it was
>>> something to do with gconftool-2 I think. If this is the problem can
>>> someone remind me what that command was? Thanks for your time and help.

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