@weirdwriter I had no idea things were so bad. I know quite a few people who are blind/low vision that swear by Linux, so I’m really surprised.
It could be that they aren’t using it to the extent that the author of the article was, but still.

@Nightshade Honestly? I stick with Windows. I don't have the desire to customize my PC to that extent anymore. Honestly? Nor do I want to even if I did have more free time, but I tried it a few years ago when I could see some. I loved the ability of just trying different OS's and just popping a whole OS onto a thumb drive and taking it with me, with programs and settings and stuff, but accessibility has gotten so bad I just won't try it anymore. Windows works for me!

@weirdwriter I tried using Linux a few years ago. A friend helped me install it on a thumb drive so I could play around with it.
It was interesting, but I didn’t like it enough to switch.
I was a Windows user for most of my life until I switch to Mac about thirteen years ago. I’m good now. I don’t need another OS in my life. 😊

@Nightshade I'd love to switch to Mac because it appears to have more, and better, tools for writers, but I just couldn't get over the fact VO had to interact with everything. Open a new application? I had to interact with it, which drive me bananas. Not sure if things have improved, but I agree with everything you said. I personally just don't wanna bother playing around with technology. If it can get stuff done, great! Let me tweak it to optimize my workflow. Other than that? I have very little desire to customize.

@weirdwriter There is a setting that will make it so VoiceOver automatically interacts with things, but I never used it because it felt very clunky to me. Also, I’ve been using macOS for so long that I think I’m just used to doing it manually.

@Nightshade @weirdwriter I'm using gnome for almost 10 years now. My comfort with screen reader usage is degrading, I have filled a few issues throughout the years but it's still regressing.
The problem is money and I can't change that so I'm using what I have until it at least works to a degree.
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