10.2. Switch On Always Show Universal Access Menu

To switch on the Orca screen reader, press the Super+Alt+S key combination. As a result, the Universal Access Menu icon is displayed on the top bar.

Warning

The icon disappears in case that the user switches off all of the provided options from the Universal Access Menu. Missing icon can cause difficulties to users with a visual impairment. System administrators can prevent the inaccessibility of the icon by switching on the Always Show Universal Access Menu. When the Always Show Universal Access Menu is switched on, the icon is displayed on the top bar even in the situation when all options from this menu are switched off.

Procedure 10.5. Switching On Always Show Universal Access Menu

  1. Open the Gnome settings menu, and click Universal Access.
  2. Switch on Always Show Universal Access Menu.
  3. Optional: Verify that the Universal Access Menu icon is displayed on the top bar even if all options from this menu are switched off.