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From Antony Awaida <>
Subject Re: Screen reader/JAWS over Guac?
Date Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:23:46 GMT
Hi Nick:

RDP. Apparently JAWS supports RDP (Terminal services). See this:

If that is the case, will it work with Guacamole?

I think the OCR option may be less desirable and perhaps more error prone
in my view. Thoughts?



On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 10:08 AM, Nick Couchman <> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 1:03 PM, Nick Couchman <> wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 12:39 PM, Antony Awaida <>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone:
>>> Has anyone tried to run a screen reader such as JAWS over Guacamole? if
>>> so do you have a recipe for that?
>>> Thanks!
>> What protocol are you interested in?  I'm not familiar with screen
>> readers, including JAWS, but my guess is that this will partially depend on
>> the screen reader's ability to parse images for text.  In the case of VNC
>> and RDP when used through Guacamole, the output to the screen is an image
>> and does not have a direct text representation.  Telnet and SSH protocols
>> in Guacamole should be parsed out as text in the browser (which is
>> demonstrated by the ability to select letters/words/lines of text), so
>> those will probably work.
> ...but, apparently JAWS includes OCR support, so perhaps it will work fine
> with Guacamole?!
> -Nick

Antony Awaida

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