Pipewire and Orca and audio
Linux for blind general discussion
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Mon Nov 29 12:19:40 UTC 2021
Le 29/11/2021 à 13:13, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
> Orca speaks through speech-dispatcher which manage the audio output.
> but please note that as of today, there is no audio driver for pipewire in
> speech-dispatcher, help welcome to provide one:
> meanwhile I suggest that you just edit /etc/speech-dispatcher-speechd.conf,
> setting either:
> AudioOutputMethod "libao"
> AudioOutputMethod "pulse"
> AudioOutputMethod "alsa"
> Indeed the corresponding software should be installed.
> Le 29/11/2021 à 12:44, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
>> So I'm convinced now Pipewire is doing something funky on
>> qemu/Virtualbox. I've spun up a quick and dirty Arch system running
>> Mate via startx. Pulse works fine but the moment I redo the install
>> with Pipewire, Orca keels over.
>> So is there anything special I need to do in order to get Pipewire to
>> play nice? I did sudo pacman -S pipewire pipewire-pulse wireplumber
>> and am trying to go with a Pipewire and Wireplumber setup. All other
>> audio, like YT vids, works fine, Orca just comes out as a garbled
>> mess, so it looks at least to me like Pulse works better on my system.
>> Anyone else run into this with Arch or other distros using Pipewire
>> and fiure out a solution? There's not much online really about it,
>> just articles on oh it's a bug, or oh replace Pulse with Pipewire
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