Debian Accessibility Project
Summary
X11
Debian Accessibility X11 Accessibility Software

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

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Debian Accessibility X11 packages

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Big-cursor
larger mouse cursors for X
Maintainer: Yao Wei (魏銘廷)
Versions of package big-cursor
ReleaseVersionArchitectures
sid3.10all
buster3.10all
stretch3.10all
squeeze3.8all
jessie3.9all
wheezy3.8all
Debtags of package big-cursor:
accessibilityscreen-magnify
interfacex11
roleapp-data
x11theme
Popcon: 0 users (0 upd.)*
Versions and Archs
License: DFSG free
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This package provides some large mouse cursors for use under X. It's useful for laptop users, for those running X at very high resolutions, and for anyone who finds it hard to see the default mouse cursors.

Xcalib
Tiny monitor calibration loader for Xorg
Maintainer: Jorge Salamero Sanz
Versions of package xcalib
ReleaseVersionArchitectures
stretch0.8.dfsg1-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
squeeze0.8.dfsg1-2amd64,armel,i386,ia64,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mipsel,powerpc,s390,sparc
wheezy0.8.dfsg1-2amd64,armel,armhf,i386,ia64,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mipsel,powerpc,s390,s390x,sparc
jessie0.8.dfsg1-2amd64,armel,armhf,i386
buster0.8.dfsg1-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
sid0.8.dfsg1-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
Debtags of package xcalib:
interfacecommandline
roleprogram
scopeutility
useconfiguring
Popcon: 118 users (13 upd.)*
Versions and Archs
License: DFSG free

xcalib loads 'vcgt'-tag of ICC profiles to the X-server using the XVidMode Extension in order to calibrate your display.

Xzoom
magnify part of X display, with real-time updates
Maintainer: Debian QA Group (Iain Lane)
Versions of package xzoom
ReleaseVersionArchitectures
squeeze0.3-23amd64,armel,i386,ia64,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mipsel,powerpc,s390,sparc
sid0.3-24amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
buster0.3-24amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
stretch0.3-24amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
jessie0.3-24amd64,armel,armhf,i386
wheezy0.3-23amd64,armel,armhf,i386,ia64,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mipsel,powerpc,s390,s390x,sparc
Debtags of package xzoom:
accessibilityscreen-magnify
interfacex11
roleprogram
scopeutility
uitoolkitxlib
useviewing
x11application
Popcon: 36 users (9 upd.)*
Versions and Archs
License: DFSG free

Like xmag, xzoom magnifies a section of the X display. Xzoom is different because it will continuously update the magnified area as the display changes. It is fast enough to enlarge small animations, for example.

It can also mirror or rotate a part of the screen.

Screenshots of package xzoom
*Popularitycontest results: number of people who use this package regularly (number of people who upgraded this package recently) out of 195839