Need help with Festival and Dectalk Rt

John G. Heim jheim at
Wed Aug 24 13:30:07 UTC 2005

At 07:39 PM 8/23/2005, you wrote:
>         Hello all.  I am new to linux so sorry if I'm asking questions 
> that have been answered before.  I am having trouble getting festival and 
> dectalk to work.  I have installed festival but it doesn't seem to wan't 
> to talk.  I am using Deabian linux 3.1 sarge with the Speakup curnal 
> Version 2.6.  I downloaded festival from debian using apt-get to download 
> and install the package but it doesn't want to talk.  My sound is working 
> because I can play a CD from the gnome desktop.  I also purchased a copy 
> of Dectalk rt.  I have unpacked the file but I can't run the 
> installer.  Is there a spesific directory I need to unpack the files into 
> in order to get the installer to

When I ordered Dectalk software, I received an email message with 
instructions for installing it.  You should provide details  as to how you 
went about trying to install the software and exactly what went wrong 
including the text of any error messages you got.

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