speakup on fedora?
hank at hanksmith.net
Thu May 20 15:26:38 UTC 2004
how do you use speak up knopix?
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Janina Sajka" <janina at rednote.net>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2004 6:16 AM
Subject: Re: speakup on fedora?
> The advantage of Oralux, and any Knopix for that matter, is precisely as
> you describe. The disadvantage is that it only does what it does and
> won't easily do anything else--because it's on static media.
> As for Speakup, support for software speech is progressing and seems to
> be close to ready for prime time. However, it's easiest to get it
> working with a hardware device. And, the Speakup enabled Knopix
> available on the Speakup web page is built for hardware speech, as I
> understand it. Kirk will correct me if I'm wrong on that point.
> gumnos (Tim Chase) writes:
> > From: "gumnos (Tim Chase)" <gumnos at hotmail.com>
> > > So, what I am understanding is that in order to have speech with linux
> > > I'll need an external synthesizer?
> > I heard from a fellow this morning that Oralux 0.6 should come with Yasr
> > running with flite/eflite which is entirely software driven. I haven't
> > gotten to give it a try yet, but it sounds like that's another option.
> > It would be helpful in computer labs at school where you could just drop
> > the live CD in the drive and boot from there, having all sorts of tools
> > at your disposal. The Oralux download page didn't have any ISO links
> > when I just checked.
> > -tim
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