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Author: Dr. Nikolaus Klepp
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] couldn't register with accessibility bus in Beowulf
Anno domini 2020 Tue, 24 Mar 21:39:08 -0700
Gregory Nowak scripsit:
> Hi all.
> I'd like to start a dedicated thread on this issue. Most users are
> simply annoyed by the message in the subject in their
> $HOME/.xsession-errors file. However, since one of the services that
> can't connect to the accessibility bus is gnome-orca (the gtk screen
> reader software orca for short), this error isn't just annoying to me,
> it's a show
> stopper as far as using the GUI goes.

Stupid question: are you sure this is the showstopper? I have the same error message, but everything works as normal.

> I've been exploring this, and have some questions for people with the
> same issue, which will hopefully start us on the road to solving it:
> 1. Do you also see these errors if you stop the login manager, and run
> startx by hand? I don't, and orca runs just fine.
> 2. What login manager are you using, lightdm, slim, something else?
> I'm using lightdm. If this happens regardless of the login manager
> used, then it would seem to be login manager agnostic.
> 3. Does anyone here happen to have an already installed debian system
> you could test on to see if you have this error message? If no one
> else can check it in debian, I'll put doing a debian install on my to
> do list. If this also happens in debian, upstream is the source of the
> problem. If these messages don't show up in a .xsession-errors on a
> debian system, then this is Beowulf specific it would seem.
> That's all from me for now.
> Greg

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