Part II. Customizing Your GNOME Desktop

Chapter 11. Using Preference Tools

This chapter describes how to use the preference tools to customize the GNOME Desktop.

Setting Assistive Technology Preferences

Use the Assistive Technology preference tool to enable assistive technologies in the GNOME Desktop. You can also use the Assistive Technology preference tool to specify assistive technology applications to start automatically when you log in.

Table 11.1, “Assistive Technology Preferences” lists the assistive technology preferences that you can modify.

Table 11.1. Assistive Technology Preferences

Dialog Element

Description

Enable assistive technologies

Select this option to enable assistive technologies in the GNOME Desktop.

Screenreader

Select this option to start the Screenreader application automatically when you log in.

Magnifier

Select this option to start the Magnifier application automatically when you log in.

On-screen keyboard

Select this option to start the On-screen keyboard application automatically when you log in.