Re: Text console speaking - espeakup problem
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On Thu, 1 Nov 2018, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. wrote:
> Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2018 21:26:15
> From: "D.J.J. Ring, Jr." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Text console speaking - espeakup problem
> Resent-Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2018 01:27:30 +0000 (UTC)
> Resent-From: email@example.com
> I can't find a wiki to instruct a user how to get espeakup working.
> I find this message
> 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 <firstname.lastname@example.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
> > /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/espeak-data/voices/
> > > 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
> > loaded.
> > Samuel