Installing Pop_OS! Using Virt-Manager and Screen Reader
This video below is a demonstration of how a blind user using a screen reader (called Orca) can install Pop_OS! using virt-manager. The video begins by launching virt-manager, create a virtual machine, install Pop_OS!, and work with the GNOME 3 desktop environment. The demonstration went okay; however when activating the screen reader for the VM, the screen reader got turned off in the host. I tried turning on the screen reader, but that didn't work, so I had to use my mouse to activate the screen reader from accessibility menu.
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The installation went fine after I activate Orca, but during the welcome screen, the screen reader does not read the entire screen once it's activated. The location services page does not tell Orca about location services except when it come across a switch. The screen reader did okay after the location services page and I'm able to fill in information such as username and password.
Also, during the installation, the screen went blank and the screen reader seems to stop reading the percentage, so I hit the TAB key to wake up the screen. That's when I completed the installation. For those with a screen reader, the screen should not turn off during the installation process. Anyway, thank you for checking out my demonstration.