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[Bug 802537] Re: orca says "E" when exitting a bash shell


** Changed in: gnome-orca
       Status: New => Expired

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  orca says "E" when exitting a bash shell

Status in gnome-orca:
Status in gnome-orca package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  1. Enable Orca.
  2. Open a terminal window
  3. Type "bash", enter, to start a nested bash shell.  Note that orca avoided saying "bash"; it only reads command output, like the prompt.  (Second note - I changed my prompt to a single dollar sign when I started testing Orca).
  4. Type "exit", to break out of the nested shell.  Note that bash echoes "exit", and so orca reads it back to you.

  So far, so good.  But now try this:

  1. Type "bash" to enter a nested shell
  2. Press Ctrl-d (i.e. hold control key, press and release"d", and finally release the control key again).

  This is a shortcut to send "end of file" to bash and exit the sub-

  Note that bash helpfully prints "exit", to let you know what you've

  But what Orca reads out is "end of line E" - huh?  (Or sometimes just
  "E", or "end of line X", or "end of line I")

  You hear the same thing if you quit the main shell in this way,
  closing the gnome-terminal window.  So it gets a bit confusing.
  Immediately before Orca describes the new active window (e.g. Orca
  itself, if you have no other open windows), you get this this weird,
  unexpected, slightly random speech.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
  Package: gnome-orca 3.0.0-0ubuntu2
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic
  Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic x86_64
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Mon Jun 27 14:11:02 2011
  PackageArchitecture: all
   PATH=(custom, user)
  SourcePackage: gnome-orca
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to natty on 2011-06-19 (7 days ago)

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