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From: Derek Roberts <bigd.vi.guy@...>
Subject: Re: No software speech in the last ISO
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 23:08:23 -0400
Hi,

Sounds right to me, but haven't been able to test. I know I could
install from another distro, just wish the gentoo livecd would work.
:(
Not sure about speechdup, I haven't actually tried installing it.
Speech-dispatcher has always been unstable for me, not really sure
why.

THanks.

On 10/21/10, Cleverson <clever92000@...> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Thank you. I think I'm better installing Gentoo from within another distro,
> as I have Vinux and Arch Linux already installed here.
>
> I recall that I must enable the alsa and portaudio use flags, then emerge
> espeakup, then load the speakup_soft module and enable the espeakup service,
> all this to have Gentoo speaking after boot. Is it still right?
>
> Also, does anyone know if speechd-up still works in Gentoo with the current
> speech-dispatcher 0.7.1, and what are the steps to get it running on boot
> instead of espeakup?
>
> Thanks.
> Cleverson
>
> --- Em qui, 21/10/10, Derek Roberts <bigd.vi.guy@...> escreveu:
>
>> De: Derek Roberts <bigd.vi.guy@...>
>> Assunto: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] No software speech in the last ISO
>> Para: gentoo-accessibility@g.o
>> Data: Quinta-feira, 21 de Outubro de 2010, 15:45
>> Hi,
>>
>> I haven't been on gentoo in a while, but I remember this on
>> my last
>> try. From what I remember, speakup's modules aren't
>> installed
>> properly. Kinda makes me mad, I've wanted to use gentoo for
>> a long
>> time (portage ftw!) but I don't have another machine to do
>> an ssh
>> install from, and I wouldn't need that if the speech would
>> work...
>>
>> I'll have to play with the latest livecd though and see if
>> I can get
>> it to do something, but that's what I remember from my last
>> try with
>> it (early this year I think).
>>
>> Thanks, Derek Roberts, KJ4UFX.
>>
>> .i doi .tcikoritys. mi cuxna ba'e do
>>
>>
>> On 10/19/10, Cleverson Casarin Uliana <clever92000@...>
>> wrote:
>> > Dear,
>> >
>> > I just burned the most current iso for my
>> architecture, called
>> > install-amd64-minimal-20101007.iso. When booting, once
>> I heard the beep,
>> > i issued:
>> > gentoo speakup.synth=soft <ENTER>
>> > but got no speech.
>> >
>> > Once in the root prompt, I entered alsamixer, and with
>> a sighted
>> > assistance I verified that most channels were muted. I
>> issued m and
>> > right arrow til I unmuted them all, but still no
>> speech.
>> >
>> > I issued "espeak -vpt test" and ESpeak has talked
>> aloud as expected, but
>> > the speakup commands didn't work.
>> >
>> > Do you have suggestions of commands I could type to
>> try getting speech?
>> > I already tried "modprobe speakup_soft" with no
>> results.
>> >
>> > Many thanks.
>> > Cleverson
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>
>
>
>
>


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Re: No software speech in the last ISO
-- Derek Roberts
Re: No software speech in the last ISO
-- Cleverson
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