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The Oracle Solaris 11 Accessibility Guide for the GNOME Desktop describes how to configure, customize, and use the accessibility features of the Oracle Solaris 11 Desktop. Most of the information in this guide is generic to all releases of the Oracle Solaris Desktop, see (need to link to Supported Systems section). Where the information is not generic, the platform is indicated.
This release of the Oracle Solaris Desktop supports systems running the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system on SPARC and x86 platforms.
This guide is for users, system administrators, and anyone who is interested to know how the Oracle Solaris Desktop supports people with disabilities.
This guide is structured in the following manner:
Chapter 1, Introduction to Accessibility provides an overview of accessibility requirements and how they are met by the Oracle Solaris Desktop.
Chapter 2, Using Assistive Technologies explains how to use the assistive technology applications, such as the Screen Reader, Magnifier, and Braille Output, that are available in the Oracle Solaris Desktop.
Chapter 3, Configuring the Mouse and Keyboard describes how to adjust the behavior of the keyboard, mouse, and other pointing devices.
Chapter 4, Using the Keyboard to Navigate the Desktop describes how to use the Oracle Solaris Desktop and applications with the keyboard alone.
Chapter 5, Customizing the Appearance of the Desktop describes how to adjust the size and colors of text and graphics on the Oracle Solaris Desktop.
Chapter 6, System Administration describes tasks that may need to be performed by a system administrator to enable certain accessibility features of the Oracle Solaris Desktop.
Oracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support. For information, visit http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=info or visit http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=trs if you are hearing impaired.
The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.
Table P-1 Typographic Conventions
The following table shows the default UNIX system prompt and superuser prompt for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. Note that the default system prompt that is displayed in command examples varies depending on the Oracle Solaris release.
Table P-2 Shell Prompts