Skipper

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Skipper

https://sourceforge.net/projects/skipper/files/skipper
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

Download version 1.6.0 (stable)
released on 1 October 2003

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterBABA20025 February 2017



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Alan G. Carter Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Homepage archivedHomepagehttp://web.archive.org/web/20031224030033/http://home.freeuk.net/skipperproject/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to usefltk
Required to usemesa
Required to useflex
Weak prerequisiteFestival

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



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