[xubuntu-users] orca and xfce

Elfy ub.untu at btinternet.com
Fri Sep 21 05:53:13 UTC 2012

On 20/09/12 20:13, James Freer wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Sep 2012, Jonathan Nadeau wrote:
>> Hello list,
>> Thansk for all of your help and suggestions. Here is my last problem. 
>> I have all of xfce accessible except for two programs. The two 
>> programs are Firefox and Thunderbird. When I go to the menu and open 
>> these programs they open but Orca doesn't read the programs like they 
>> normally do. I thought maybe the problem was that this version of   
>> programs for some reason weren't accessible. So right now I'm running 
>> xubuntu 12.10 and I installed the gnome desktop where both of these 
>> programs are accessible normally. I logged out and logg into Gnome 
>> and Firefox and Thunderbird were accessible. Then I logged out of 
>> Gnome and back into xfce and they both weren't accessible again.Does 
>> anyone have any ideas of why this could be happening?
> Are you running 12.10?
> That to be released in October so you're trying to run a beta version 
> of xubuntu not yet released! Use 12.04 until 12.10 is released - once 
> released problems are sorted out. 
Wouldn't it be better to report bugs early - they might stand a chance 
of being fixed prior to release.

> You say your logging into gnome? why

Seems pretty straight forward to me - the OP tried these apps he has an 
issue with in Gnome to check they were working, logged out and back into 
Xubuntu - not working there.

> I have been using xubuntu for two years [used ubuntu 6.10 to 9.10] and 
> have to say i have found xubuntu very reliable and have only come 
> across two known bugs in that time.
I've only been using Xubuntu for 2 years - Ubuntu before that and have 
to say that while I have found Xubuntu very reliabel - I've come across 
more than two bugs ...

> james

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