Linux Screen Reader 0.1.0

Willem van der Walt wvdwalt at
Mon Mar 27 07:30:57 UTC 2006

You can these days use any speech that you can get going through 
speech-dispatcher as there is no a driver for speech-dispatcher in 
Regards, Willem

On Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 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.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Hans Zoebelein" <hzo at>
> To: <blinux-list at>
> Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 9:18 AM
> Subject: Linux Screen Reader 0.1.0
>> Linux Screen Reader
>> A scriptable screen reader for the Linux GNOME desktop environment.
>> The Linux Screen Reader (LSR) is an application that transforms the
>> contents of the computer screen to other media, enabling non-visual
>> access to the graphical Gnome desktop environment. The basic function of
>> the screen reader is to report changes in the state of an application as
>> a user interacts with it using the keyboard or other system input
>> device. What is reported to the user and what commands are available for
>> controlling the screen reader are determined by cascading scripts that
>> completely define the user experience. The scripts can be loaded and
>> unloaded by the user at run time, and custom scripts can be written to
>> improve the usability of certain applications and interactions.
>> [...]
>> Enjoy!
>> --Hans
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