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Full GUI accessibility for severely movement impaired people

Skipper has two parts. One runs outside the X Window System, takes control of all input devices, and provides highly user configurable processing of the inputs to convert whatever movements the person can make into one or two dimensional movements and clicks. The other part runs inside X, and provides highly user configurable on-screen menus of useful actions. The two parts communicate, to provide an environment where the usual GUI effectively runs inside another computer, which is specialised to the user's available movements. This provides full access to all legacy applications for people with as little as one detectable voluntary movement.


Download version 1.6.0 (stable)
released on 1 October 2003


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License:GPLv2orlaterBABA20025 February 2017

Leaders and contributors

Alan G. Carter Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteFestival
Required to usefltk
Required to usemesa
Required to useflex

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 25 February 2017.


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