Debian Accessibility Project
Summary
The Debian Accessibility Pure Blend contains 72 packages which are grouped by metapackages. Each metapackage will cause the installation of packages for a specific topic. The following table lists the metapackages of Debian Accessibility

Tasks page

This is a list of the Tasks Debian Accessibility is made of:

Table of contents

Braille - Debian Accessibility braille transcription software

This metapackage will install packages which provide braille transcription tools

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Cups-filters
OpenPrinting CUPS Filters - Main Package
Dots
Braille typesetting program for GNOME
Liblouisutdml-bin
Braille UTDML translation utilities
Liblouisxml-bin
Braille XML translation utilities
Natbraille
French braille typesetting program
Tuxtype
Educational Typing Tutor Game Starring Tux

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Liblouis-bin
Braille translation library - utilities
Printer-driver-indexbraille
CUPS printing to Index Braille printers

Console screen readers - Debian Accessibility Console (text-mode) screen readers

This metapackage will install packages which are useful for Console (text-mode) screen readers.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Brltty
Access software for a blind person using a braille display
Console-braille
Fonts and keymaps for reading/typing unicode braille
Espeakup
Connector between speakup kernel modules and espeak
Screader
Screen reader using software or hardware speech synthesizer
Yasr
General-purpose console screen reader

Development tools - Debian Accessibility development tools

This metapackage will install packages which are useful to develop accessibility features

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Accerciser
interactive Python accessibility explorer for the GNOME desktop

Document accessibility helpers - Debian Accessibility Helpers for documents

This metapackage will install packages which are useful for improving accessibility of documents

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Accessodf
Libreoffice extension to check accessibility of ODF documents

Emacs extensions - Debian Accessibility Screen review extensions for Emacs

This metapackage will install packages which are useful for Screen review extensions for Emacs.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Emacspeak
speech output interface to Emacs

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Speechd-el
Emacs speech client using Speech Dispatcher

Gnome - Debian Accessibility GNOME Accessibility Software

This metapackage will install packages which are useful for GNOME Accessibility Software.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Gnome-accessibility-themes
High Contrast GTK+ 2 theme and icons
Gnome-mag
a screen magnifier for the GNOME desktop
Gnome-orca
Scriptable screen reader - transitional package
Libgail-gnome-module
GNOME Accessibility Implementation Module for GnomeUI/BonoboUI

Input methods - Debian Accessibility Non-standard input methods

This metapackage will install packages which are useful for non-standard input methods.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Caribou
Configurable on screen keyboard with scanning mode
Eviacam
camera based mouse emulator
Gnome-mousetrap
Head tracked mouse control
Gok
GNOME Onscreen Keyboard
Ibus-sharada-braille
transitional dummy package for ibus-braille
Mousetweaks
mouse accessibility enhancements for the GNOME desktop
Onboard
Simple On-screen Keyboard
Tuxtype
Educational Typing Tutor Game Starring Tux
Wayv
Experimental hand writing/gesture recognition program
Xvkbd
software virtual keyboard for X11

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Cellwriter
grid-entry handwriting input panel
Dasher
graphical predictive text input system
Ibus-braille
Braille input engine for IBus
Mozilla-mozgest
transitional dummy package

Kde - Debian Accessibility KDE Accessibility Software

This metapackage will install packages which are useful for KDE Accessibility Software.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Kmag
screen magnifier tool
Kmousetool
mouse manipulation tool for the disabled
Kmouth
type-and-say frontend for speech synthesizers
Kttsd
transitional package for jovie

Magnification - Debian Accessibility Magnification software

This metapackage will install packages which are useful to get magnification support

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Gnome-mag
a screen magnifier for the GNOME desktop
Kmag
screen magnifier tool
Vmg
Virtual Magnifying Glass

Optical character recognition (ocr) - Debian Accessibility Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

This metapackage will install packages which are useful for Optical Character Recognition (OCR).

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Ebook-speaker
eBook reader that reads aloud in a synthetic voice
Gocr
Command line OCR
Hocr-gtk
GTK+ frontend for Hebrew OCR
Lios
Linux intelligent OCR solution
Tesseract-ocr
Tesseract command line OCR tool
Ttf-ocr-a
transitional dummy package

Debian packages in contrib or non-free

Cuneiform
multi-language OCR system

Speech recognition - Debian Accessibility Speech Recognition

This metapackage will install packages which are useful for Speech Recognition.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Pocketsphinx
Speech recognition tool

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Sctk
speech recognition scoring toolkit
Sptk
speech signal processing toolkit

Speech synthesis - Debian Accessibility Speech Synthesis

This metapackage will install packages which are useful for Speech Synthesis and related APIs or applications.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Daisy-player
player for DAISY Digital Talking Books
Eflite
Festival-Lite based emacspeak speech server
Espeak
Multi-lingual software speech synthesizer
Flite
Small run-time speech synthesis engine
Speech-dispatcher
Common interface to speech synthesizers
Speech-tools
Edinburgh Speech Tools - user binaries

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Festvox-ru
Russian male speaker for Festival
Freetts
speech synthesis system
Gespeaker
GTK+ front-end for eSpeak and mbrola
Recite
English text speech synthesizer
Saydate
speaks the current date through your sound card
Saytime
speaks the current time through your sound card
Sonic
Simple utility to speed up or slow down speech
Speech-dispatcher-festival
Festival support for Speech Dispatcher

Debian packages in contrib or non-free

Cicero
French and English Text-To-Speech for MBROLA
Gnome-speech-dectalk
GNOME text-to-speech library (Fonix DECtalk engine support)
Gnome-speech-ibmtts
GNOME text-to-speech library (IBMTTS engine support)
Gnome-speech-swift
GNOME text-to-speech library (Cepstral swift engine support)
Libttspico-utils
Small Footprint TTS (binaries)
Mbrola
Multilingual software speech synthesizer

X11 - Debian Accessibility X11 Accessibility Software

This metapackage will install packages which are useful for X11 Accessibility Software.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Big-cursor
larger mouse cursors for X
Xcalib
Tiny monitor calibration loader for Xorg
Xzoom
magnify part of X display, with real-time updates