1.4. Note on Accessibility
The GNOME desktop includes assistive technologies to support users with various impairments and special needs, and to interact with common assistive devices. The Universal access menu provides a quick set up for users with various disabilities. The icon is placed on the top bar and looks like a person surrounded by a circle:
All the accessibility features are documented in GNOME Help, which can be easily accessed by opening the
Activities overviewand typing help. From the GNOME Help menu, select
To access GNOME as a visually impaired person, press the Super+Alt+S key combination, which switches on the screen reader. You can find more details on using Orca screen reader on its help page.