Need help with Festival and Dectalk Rt
hanksmith4 at earthlink.net
Wed Aug 24 14:57:09 UTC 2005
how do you set this up using debian?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Willem van der Walt" <wvdwalt at csir.co.za>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2005 7:50 AM
Subject: Re: Need help with Festival and Dectalk Rt
> By the sound of it you want to use speakup with software speech. You
> might know this, but if not, you also need to install speech-dispatcher
> and speechd_up. You also need to create a device in /dev using mknod and
> start the software speech in a specific order.
> I have software speech through these programs going under fedra and
> debian, so I might be able to help if this is what you want to do.
> On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, John G. Heim wrote:
>> 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.
>> Blinux-list mailing list
>> Blinux-list at redhat.com
> This message is subject to the CSIR's copyright, terms and conditions and
> e-mail legal notice. Views expressed herein do not necessarily represent
> views of the CSIR.
> CSIR E-mail Legal Notice
> CSIR Copyright, Terms and Conditions
> For electronic copies of the CSIR Copyright, Terms and Conditions and the
> Legal Notice send a blank message with REQUEST LEGAL in the subject line
> HelpDesk at csir.co.za.
> This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by
> MailScanner, and is believed to be clean. MailScanner thanks Transtec
> Computers for their support.
> Blinux-list mailing list
> Blinux-list at redhat.com
> No virus found in this incoming message.
> Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
> Version: 7.0.338 / Virus Database: 267.10.14/79 - Release Date: 8/22/2005
More information about the Blinux-list