Dictation software

Willem van der Walt wvdwalt at csir.co.za
Fri Feb 3 05:13:41 UTC 2017

Hi John,
As far as I know, there is nothing under Linux that would quite do the 
trick, but I think that google has a service which one can call over the 
web to do speech recognition.
That might be something to investigate.
HTH, Willem

On Thu, 2 Feb 2017, John J. Boyer wrote:

> Is there sofrware for Linux that can accept dictation? I have a sound card that I think is adequate. I'm using
> command-line Debian, but I can install a desktop environment to be loaded when needed.
> A dictation program could be very useful to me, since I am deaf-blind and a lot of people are very slow typists.
> Thanks,
> John
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