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How to install Orca?


#1

Anyone ever had to install and configure Orca Gnome Screen Reader in Budgie? Is this possible? Struggling to find a good guide to install it in 18.04. Or, alternatively, any good functional screen reader in Budgie.


#2

Oh, guessing Orca won’t work since it says “Orca v3.31.x is supported on GNOME 3.31.x only.” =|


#3

orca seems to be able to launch ok on budgie

orca -s    to display the config dialog

You need to manually bind a key combination via Settings to get orca to run on demand

https://wiki.debian.org/Orca

But to be honest - budgie desktop does not have all the accessibility extensions that gnome-shell has. A fair amount of coding work on this needs to be done to get the Accessibility part working e.g. reading menu options etc.


#4

Here I was looking for Orca in the menu and everywhere, didn’t realize it was already there! Thanks!

I just am going to use it for the browser, I don’t need one myself but I’m a web developer and wanted to get it set up for testing.