Converting text to mp3

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Wed Jan 26 21:23:38 UTC 2022

may I ask  just out of curiosity
why you would want an mp3 of a text file that large?
I am guessing portability, but the book is not provided already in an audio 
format from bookshare?

On Wed, 26 Jan 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Well, thank you. I first ran an apt eventually ran an aptitude, it mentioned 
> 2 python packages with gtts in their name. But here's what happens when I 
> tried converting a text item originally from BookShare.
> gtts-cli -o making-of-the-president-1968.txt google.mp3
> gtts.tts - WARNING - Unable to get language list: 'NoneType' object is not 
> subscriptable
> Usage: gtts-cli [OPTIONS] <text>
> Error: Unable to find token seed! Did change?
> Back again live. I hope I had the sequence correct? Also, what about those 
> errors? Thanks so much in advance
> Chime
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