[Athen] unix screenreader and JAWS & webex
hkramer.atsol at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 08:56:07 PDT 2011
Thank you Jeffrey, Greg.
On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 9:38 AM, Jeffrey Dell <jeffreydell99 at gmail.com>wrote:
> Orca is the screen reader for Linux which works on the gnome desktop.
> This desktop can also be used on Unix if I'm not mistaken.
> Here are some links for blogs and websites for Orca and Accessibility
> on the Linux/Unix platforms
> On 7/1/11, Greg Kraus <greg_kraus at ncsu.edu> wrote:
> > Orca is the main screen reader for Linux. You just bring up a terminal
> > window and type the command "orca".
> > WebEx has issues with JAWS. The accessibility is all achieved through
> > keyboard shortcuts, and fully navigating everything in the UI is
> > extremely difficult if not impossible for some things.
> > Greg
> > --
> > Greg Kraus
> > University IT Accessibility Coordinator
> > Office of Information Technology
> > North Carolina State University
> > 919.513.4087
> > On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 11:13 AM, Howard Kramer <hkramer.atsol at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> Hello All:
> >> Does anyone have any experience or knowledge of a screenreader for a
> >> environment. I'm sure I've heard that there is a screenreader for linux.
> >> I think I've also heard that WebEx is not very screenreader or JAWS
> >> friendly. Can anyone verify this?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Howard
> >> --
> >> Howard Kramer
> >> AHG Conference Coordinator
> >> Access Specialist
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> >> fax: 492-5601
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