Magnifier mode incorrectly configured

Bug #39473 reported by Henrik Nilsen Omma
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
casper (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Tollef Fog Heen

Bug Description

When you boot the live CD with F5+choice3 it should start with the magnifier running, but doesn't.

Everything is installed and working though, so when you activate Assistive Technologies and the magnifier, log out+in then it works.

The settings should also be tweaked a bit. It now uses 8x zoom by default, but I think we agreed to go with 4x. It also uses the poor standard magnifier placement of 320, 0, 639, 479, while we had agreed to place it at the bottom of the screen. 0, 512, 1023, 750 seems like a good standard setting. Ideally we would read the screen size used by xorg and calculate the best position from that, but that will likely require some development.

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Luke Yelavich (themuso) wrote :

A fix to ensure that magnifier starts is in my tree. It will be committed shortly.

As for the zoom and mag window size, it would be better to file another bug against gnopernicus for that, asthat is where the problem lies.

Changed in casper:
status: Unconfirmed → In Progress
Luke Yelavich (themuso)
Changed in casper:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
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Henrik Nilsen Omma (henrik) wrote :

Just tidying up I marked #38521 as a duplicate of this one. Note that the screen reader also fails to start by default. A fix is in the works for both though (by Luke) and should hit the CDs soon.

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Tollef Fog Heen (tfheen) wrote :

casper (1.51) dapper; urgency=low

  [ Luke Yelavich ]
  * casper-bottom/30accessibility:
    - Removed stale reference to acessx_applet.
    - Fix some typos for gconf values that had to be set as lists.

  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Pass debian-installer/locale to /root's debconf db (closes: Malone
  * Identify ourselves as casper when communicating with debconf.
  * Factor out preseeding code into casper-preseed; this knows that it only
    needs to register a question if it fails to set it, which saves memory
    by avoiding debconf having to rewrite templates.dat.
  * Preseed kbd-chooser/method as well as debian-installer/keymap, so that
    kbd-chooser run from ubiquity picks up the selected keyboard (closes:
    Malone #42202).
  * Use new dpkg-reconfigure --no-reload option (debconf 1.4.72ubuntu6) to
    avoid needlessly rewriting templates.dat.

  [ Tollef Fog Heen ]
  * Add ... to the end of all usplash messages. Malone #43856
  * Add maybe_break casper-bottom to allow breaking before running bottom
    scripts. Malone #43860
  * Don't show the name of the live cd user that's added.
  * Mount COW filesystem if show-cow is present on the kernel command line.
    Malone #43687
  * Disable the Kubuntu update notifier too. Malone #43806
  * Disable hibernation and enable sleep where appropriate. Malone #23882

 -- Tollef Fog Heen <email address hidden> Thu, 11 May 2006 12:11:08 +0200

Changed in casper:
assignee: nobody → tfheen
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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