Orca and xfce

Jackson Doak doak.jackson at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 20:34:14 UTC 2012

have you tried chromium or opera as the web browser? That might fix it.

On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 6:29 AM, Jonathan Nadeau <j.nadeau at charter.net>wrote:

> Hello list,
> i'm a blind user and I use the Orca screen reader. I've been working on
> getting Orca to work with xfce. So far everything has been  going really
> well. So far I've been able to make the xfce desktop accessible along with
> the xfce menu and other programs such as pidgin. Here is a problem that I'm
> having. When I open firefox and thunderbird Orca can't read anything in
> these programs. Using the gnome desktop both of these programs  are very
> accessible. So i'm not sure what I could be missing. I noticed that there
> is a package firefox-gnome-support and this was already installed. I also
> installed gedit and this application was accessible without having to do
> anything to it. Any help would be greatly  appreciated. This would be a big
> boost for the blind community to have a light and fast desktop to use as an
> alternative to Gnome. Thanks for your time and help.
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