Playing daisy in Linux?

Jos Lemmens jos at
Tue Mar 20 11:40:10 UTC 2012

Hello Hart,

In the dir with the .xml, .smil and .mp3 files there must be also a
ncc.html file if it is an daisy 2.02 book.
If it is an daisy 3 book, then there must be also an .opf and a .ncx file.

start it with: daisy-player <dirname>



On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 05:33:23PM -0700, Hart Larry wrote:
> Well, maybe 3weeks ago I finally can enjoy NFB-News-Line, but I
> wanted to try out reading or listening to these daisy files, so I
> install a daisy player here in Debian.  I put all the content,
> mostly .xml and .smil files in a daisy directory.  If I run
> daisyplayer without any arguments, I get a boing from my sound-card,
> but if I provide a full path, I get pages of traceback errors-and-I
> must type reset.  Anyway no sound.  So can some1 please tell me the
> secret to playing these-and-thanks in advance
> Hart

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