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Re: assistive annoyance

On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 02:11:05PM -0400, Mark Grieveson wrote:
> Hello.  I have a laptop that I installed Debian Squeeze on, with the
> default gnome desktop.  I was fooling around with it, and enabled
> assistive technologies, which put a round blue logo with a man in the
> centre on the top panel.  After experimenting with some stuff like
> increasing the font of everything, I tried right-clicking on the blue
> circle applet on the top panel to remove it, but this did nothing.  I
> cannot get rid of it.
> It's only a problem when I'm playing an SDL fullscreen game.  When I
> press the shift key five times (something common in the game), suddenly
> a message pops up about whether I want to (de)activate "sticky" keys or
> not (from the assistive program(s)).  The screen requires a mouse to
> close it (not available when playing the game).
> I've tried removing whatever I could find that seemed to be related to
> this assistive stuff, but still no luck (IE, at-spi).  So, how can I
> get rid of this thing?

I have the same problem for the same reason. Looking *eagerly* forward
for the answer. 

Bob Holtzman
If you think you're getting free lunch, 
check the price of the beer.
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