Re: Orca terminal output is spoken even when terminal isn't focused


Yes I have also noticed this with other terminal applications. It 
is a pain when attempting to read a website and having that app 
interrupt and talk over what you are trying to listen to. I would 
classify this as a major bug as well as a major pita!


On 09:40 PM, Kenny Hitt wrote:

For some reason, Orca is reading data send to a terminal even though the
terminal window isn't focused.  This makes doing tasks like dist-upgrades

It seems the only way to keep this from happening is to give another
terminal focus.  If you are trying to use Nautilus, Firefox, totem,
gaim, or any app that isn't a terminal you will hear text sent to the

This is happening on a box running the latest Ubuntu Edgy.

Orca-list mailing list
Orca-list gnome org

Among the major impediments to discovery are not the ignorant
but those with illusions of knowledge. - B. Alan Wallace

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]