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Re: An espeak question

You are using espeak with espeakup, right? If yes, then my suggestion
is to purge pulseaudio, and configure alsa's dmix plugin if your audio
hardware can't deal with multiple streams natively.


On Tue, Apr 02, 2019 at 08:06:54AM -0500, Martin McCormick wrote:
> The older PC's I have for Linux are great and now speakup works
> as it should so I have a new question.
> 	When the espeak engine is not processing text to speech,
> is the sound device, usually card 0, really free to use for
> normal sound activities?
> 	It seems to be but sometimes, the law of unintended
> consequences rules.
> 	These systems do not handle multiple sound streams at all
> so if something has control of the sound device, espeak stops
> talking and if espeak is talking, playing and sometimes recording
> with that device fails.
> 	I did try pulseaudio more than once as it is supposed to
> give the effect of handling multiple streams but either I didn't
> install it correctly or there was some other issue because I
> never got it to work right.
> Martin
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