[fenrir-screenreader] Re: Sharing scripts for Fenrir

  • From: Linux A11y <chrys@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: fenrir-screenreader@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2021 00:00:46 +0100

Howdy Ishe,
Awsome! This is for sure useful to others. I‘m all in with having a central place for storing  scripts and addons. Let me create an repo on github for that.
By the way :), are you using a Desktop on your linux machine? If yes, maybe are you using Orca? If yes, do you know that you can use your script with orca as well using SOPS ( simple orca plugin system)? I created that years ago and used it as base for fenrirs script executor (so those are very compatible but some details).
Cheers chrys

Am 18.12.2021 um 23:19 schrieb Ishe Chinyoka <dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

Hi Storm,

Thanks for that link to your scripts. I also support the idea that there
should be a central repository where users can post their scripts.

As for now, I only have one script that I wrote out of desperation to
get battery status. Let me try sending it as an attachment, perhaps you
can also add it to your other scripts. Or, others may find it useful as



On Sat, Dec 18, 2021 at 10:19  Storm Dragon <storm_dragon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Howdy Ishe,

You could create a git repository of your scripts. I have one at:


Although, now that I think about it, maybe we should have an "official" script repository on github. Most people are familiar with the github fork and pull request system, so that may be the way to go. Then you could fork the repository, add scripts, and do a pull request. It would make it easier to have a central place to send people to for scripts.


On Sat, Dec 18, 2021 at 10:07:35PM +0200, Ishe Chinyoka wrote:
Hi list,

Thanks for this scriptable screen-reader! After going through the
and using Fenrir for the past six months, I wrote a one-liner
battery status-checking script. Is there a way to share it with the

I allocated the letter B to it, so pressing the Script Key+B announces
the battery status.


-- Ishe

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