launch AT apps from gnome-at-prefs

Bug #59553 reported by Henrik Nilsen Omma on 2006-09-08
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
control-center (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

In order to avoid having the pre-installed AT (assistive technology) apps appear in the applications menu we in the access team have concluded that it would be most tidy to launch the applications and or their settings dialogs from gnome-at-preferences. This is already the place where you enable AT-SPI and where you decide if these things should start at boot. With this arrangement there is no need to change any menus relative to dapper (while adding better functionality for this user group).

We also add a checkbox that sets the /apps/gksu/disable-grab gconf key which is an important access feature.

Henrik Nilsen Omma (henrik) wrote :
Daniel Holbach (dholbach) wrote :

Need to check for Ubuntu release.

Changed in control-center:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for the patch, uploaded with that package:

 control-center (1:2.16.1-0ubuntu2) edgy; urgency=low
   * debian/patches/34_at_properties_onboard_and_new_interface.patch:
     - patch by Henrik Nilsen Omma, change the at dialog instead of using
       the menu for that (Ubuntu: #59553)

Changed in control-center:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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