Linux Screen Reader 0.1.0

Brent Harding bharding at
Sat Mar 25 00:38:41 UTC 2006

I wonder if you could. I would need it if I wanted my double talk in here. 
USB to serial exists, but I am not sure what you would use on the 
commandline to make speakup invoke with such a thing if Linux even could use 
one. I don't know how my USB ports are numbered, thought they weren't.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Luke Yelavich" <themuso at>
To: <blinux-list at>
Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 5:30 PM
Subject: Re: Linux Screen Reader 0.1.0

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> On Sat, Mar 25, 2006 at 09:27:38AM EST, Brent Harding wrote:
>> I wonder if this is better than gnopernicus? I also wonder if I can use 
>> any
>> better sounding speech besides Festival which I don't particularly care
>> for? I have CD's around here somewhere of speakup Fedora core 3 or 4,
>> forget which now as I almost must use software speech some how unless I 
>> can
>> buy an ISA to PCI adapter card somewhere.
> - From reading the information at the links in the email, it seems that
> this screen reader is free for non-commercial use, and seems to use IBM
> ViaVoice, which suggests to me that they are not using gnome-speech for
> the output. I haven't looked any further at the moment however.
> I didn't know you could get ISA to PCI adapters.
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