Re: Hi, I am blind
- Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2018 16:14:57 +0200
- From: Clément Hermann <nodens@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Hi, I am blind
(assuming you mean "Debian" and not "Devian" here, but that doesn't
change much in this case anyway).
On 14/04/2018 08:56, adri Orjales Vidal wrote:
> Hello, I am blind and I need to use a screen reader so I can use my pc. I am tired to use windows, and I wanted to start using Devian, but here I saw that the screen reader Orca is kilometers away from NVDA, non visual desktop access, wich is a windows screen reader very fast. NVDA is open source, and it is developed over python
Sadly, that doesn't mean it can easily work on a Linux system. There is
an issue upstream where they stated that they wouldn't work on this for
> I think that if you are able to add it in Devian I will be the happiest man in the world!!
> If it is not possible, please you should update Orca, the screen readers are more useful when are low level of system development, so you must change the way to make it really useful
I'm not sure what you mean by "low level of system development". In the
last stable version, you only get orca 3.22, but that's they way stable
work. You can get a more recent version by using testing (buster) but
that's not recommanded for everyone. There are no backports available
currently (https://backports.debian.org/, that would get you 3.28), and
I'm not sure how feasible it would be to backport it without backporting
all of GNOME.
That said, have you checked