The Universal Access section provides many utilities and applications for target users:
* Screen-reader (turned on by default) can read out everything you do on the screen using a keyboard/mouse.
* A quick button to turn on or turn off the screen reader as you need.
* Onboard on-screen keyboard
* Magnifier App – Magnus
* Sharada Braille Writer to write Braille
The Minor Motor Difficulties profiles have the following options as pre-set:
* Enhance contrast in colors on the entire desktop
* Make test larger and easier to read
* Press keyboard shortcuts one key at a time
* Ignore Duplicate keypress (Bounce keys)
* Press and hold keys to accept them )slow key
Linux, being Linux, means that any other distro can be setup to do the same. The real advantage here is that this distro is largely pre-configured for those with visual impairments. It has even got auto-updating baking in as standard, called coco-patcher.
See Accessible-Coconut - Linux for Visually Impaired People [Review]
We take a look at “Accessible-Coconut” – a friendly Linux for Visually Impaired Users. We covered the features, utilities, download details, and a brief review of this distro. There are few free and open-source Linux distributions out there that are designed for visually impaired or challenged people. They often wonder – which free Linux distribution