[chirp_users] Fw: chirp accessibility?

Glenn At Home GlennErvin at cableone.net
Wed Jun 6 19:09:36 PDT 2018


----- Original Message ----- 
From: Glenn At Home 
To: Discussion of CHIRP 
Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2018 7:45 PM
Subject: Re: [chirp_users] chirp accessibility?


Ubuntu Mate for RPI may work, but I typically use the image at raspbianVi.
http://www.raspberryvi.org/stories/

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Dennis Wage 
To: Discussion of CHIRP 
Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2018 9:52 AM
Subject: Re: [chirp_users] chirp accessibility?


With no GUI would these work good on a Raspberry PI?


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On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 9:45 AM, Nolan Darilek <nolan at thewordnerd.info> wrote:

  I use Fedora. They ship the latest GNOME with minimal drama (I.e. no
  Orca packages that change how it retrieves settings.) For CHIRP I
  maintain a Flatpak package, though it's a couple dailys behind at the
  moment. Should probably upgrade that today.




  On 06/05/2018 07:27 AM, Bartek wrote:
  > thanks for the information. I thought maybe there was a java access
  > bridge that I do not know about.
  > BTW: How do you recommend linux distributions? I install myself on an
  > older computer, several benefits will come of this.
  >
  > 2018-06-04 20:53 GMT+02:00, Nolan Darilek <nolan at thewordnerd.info>:
  >> GTK is, unfortunately, not accessible under Windows because there is no
  >> GTK bridge to Microsoft's accessibility APIs.
  >>
  >>
  >> I can confirm, though, that CHIRP is quite accessible under Linux and
  >> Orca. I'm blind myself, and just a couple months ago submitted a patch
  >> to make Orca speak control labels in the settings screen. With CHIRP and
  >> Orca, I seem to have full access to tweak the settings on my Baofeng
  >> GT-3 without using its mostly inaccessible menu system.
  >>
  >>
  >> If you'd rather not dedicate a full box to Linux just to run CHIRP
  >> accessibly, it may be possible to get a GNOME/Mate environment running
  >> on a single-board system like the RPi. I'm thinking of making such a
  >> system for programming the radio when away from my laptop.
  >>
  >>
  >> As an aside, I'm wondering if CHIRP might ever get some sort of
  >> real-time control panel for live mode radios? This would make it plus an
  >> SBC a compelling replacement for devices like the hampod
  >> (http://hampod.com/.) I might take a crack at such a feature someday if
  >> it isn't out of scope. I'm imagining a separate tab alongside channels
  >> and settings for tweaking VFO, reading any exported radio stats, etc. I
  >> think there's a name for this functionality, but I forget what it is. I
  >> want to say CAT?
  >>
  >>
  >> On 06/04/2018 01:28 PM, Bartek wrote:
  >>> Hello,
  >>> I have a question about the accessibility of the program for people
  >>> using a screen reader. (e.g., NVDA).
  >>> does anyone have any experience in this matter? I have pre-tested but
  >>> the program is completely inaccessible.
  >>> it's about windows10.
  >>>
  >>> I am looking for a software for a blind person to be able to program
  >>> the radio myself.
  >>>
  >>>
  >>> regards
  >>> Bartek
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