slint release install findings

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Wed Jan 3 07:03:31 UTC 2018

When I ran the slint release earlier it was on only one set of speakers.
  Adding the usb speaker set to the system had no effect on speech output 

On Wed, 3 Jan 2018, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2018 01:34:10
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
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> Subject: slint release install findings
> speech in console mode with mate as default graphical user interface dstarts 
> sounding choked shortly after login.  Speech in graphical mode once startx 
> gets run has no such problems.  To reproduce just run less on a document 
> that's a few screens long and listen to the speech.  flushing speakup has 
> very temporary improvement of speech before speech goes back to sounding 
> choked.
> One thing that may be useful for slint in future is to have ability to 
> preserve installation logs which also detect hard  I have two sets of 
> speakers on this computer and will try disconnecting usb speakers and see if 
> that helps speakup work better.
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