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Old 09-09-2008, 01:37 PM   #1
Zorka
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Are there "Accessability Controls" in any version of Linux similar to Windows?


Windows provides controls called Accessability Controls for various disabilties.
Things like Sticky Keys to hold down one or more keys so the user can press combinations.
Mouse Keys that let the user use the keypad as a mouse instead.

Are there any versions of Linux with these capabilities?

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Old 09-09-2008, 01:48 PM   #2
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Windows provides controls called Accessability Controls for various disabilties.
Things like Sticky Keys to hold down one or more keys so the user can press combinations.
Mouse Keys that let the user use the keypad as a mouse instead.

Are there any versions of Linux with these capabilities?

Thanks
Most of them, but that's more a function of the desktop environment (Gnome, KDE, etc.), than of Linux.

Both Gnome and KDE provide this, and come with most flavors of Linux. Not sure of other window managers.
 
Old 09-09-2008, 01:49 PM   #3
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Sure there is. A lot of linux distros come with KDE as default desktop http://accessibility.kde.org/
Some come with Gnome http://live.gnome.org/Accessibility/Users http://developer.gnome.org/projects/gap/
 
Old 09-09-2008, 01:57 PM   #4
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