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Re: Text console speaking - espeakup problem

I can't find a wiki to instruct a user how to get espeakup working.

But Debian seems no longer to have a HOW TO wiki to set this up if you have to add it to a Debian system or if your installation has a problem and you need to fix it.

Also a way of turning off espeak when running emacspeak would be wonderful as emacspeak is much more guided with its voice instructions and easier to follow than just having espeak read the screen.

The current choices are running emacs without emacspeak or putting up with two voices when running emacspeak.

Currently emacspeak runs by installing emacspeak and then typing emacs as the command.

Someone gave me instructions on how to stop espeak while running espeak in console, but I have to search my mail for them.

I wish we had an official Debian Wiki for these important things.

Best wishes,

On Thu, Nov 1, 2018 at 8:50 PM Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> wrote:
Egon, le jeu. 01 nov. 2018 17:34:37 +0100, a ecrit:
> I installed espeakup package.
> I unable to find the espeakup voices in /usr/lib/espeakup-data (no
> such directory).

espeakup is not a speech synthesis, it's only a proxy between the
in-kernel speakup screen reader and the espeak synthesis, whose voices
are in the espeak-data package, and thus in

> So i unable to set the voice in /etc/default/espeakup.
> I am using the "speakup.synth=soft" kernelparameter but nothing happens.

Putting the kernel parameter alone won't trigger loading the module,
you need to add speakup_soft to /etc/modules to get the kernel module


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