Debian speakup-modified installation?
Willem van der Walt
wvdwalt at csir.co.za
Mon Jul 11 06:40:17 UTC 2005
Once the laptop was running, I ssh-ed intoo it from my desktop where I
I looked for the speakup kernel modules and could not find them.
It does look like the standard 2.6 kernel.
On Fri, 8 Jul 2005, John G. Heim wrote:
> One mistake I made the first time I installed speakup is that I installed the
> 2.6 kernel instead of the 2.4 speakup-modified kernel. You're given a choice
> but if you install the 2.6 kernel, then you don't get speakup.
> One thing that isn't clear in your message is how you know speakup isn't
> there. You don't have a synth so obviously, it's not speaking. You say you
> have sighted assistance so I'm guessing your friend installed it for you?
> Probably speech wasn't working during the install either, right?
> I have an external synth but I know that if I don't have it connected and
> turned on at boot time, I don't get speech. There is probably some way to get
> it started but usually, I just reboot.
> At 10:16 AM 7/8/2005, you wrote:
>> I downloaded the Debian modified distribution with speakup built in.
>> I want to get software speech going on a laptop for which i do not have a
>> hw synth.
>> I'll have some sighted help.
>> I tried and got a linux running, but it does not look as if speakup is
>> I will ssh into the laptop once the linux is running from my desktop.
>> I intend to then configure the software speech. Most people here are using
>> Debian, but I have only worked with Redhat/Fedora reasently
>> and with Slacware long ago.
>> Any tips welcome.
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