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From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
Subject: Re: Voxin on Gentoo?
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 14:39:42 -0500
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On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 03:10:51PM -0400, James Homuth wrote:
> Somewhat related to my earlier discussion re: gentoo, orca and speakup, I'm
> wondering if anyone has had any sort of experience with getting Voxin to run
> on Gentoo in either Orca or Speakup. I've heard it sounds a little better
> than the Espeak voices, and works just as well if not somewhat better. As
> before, I'm just looking at my options right now so that when I do attempt
> the instalation, I know what I should be doing. Or, at least, have a better
> idea than I did a few days ago. Thanks for any information that can be
> provided on the subject.

Hi James,

I think voxin is viavoice right?  If so I have no experience with it at

The disadvantage there is it hasn't been updated in years and you'll
have to install old glibc compatibility packages, etc.

If you do decide to do that, I am curious how it will go.

- -- 
William Hubbs
gentoo accessibility team lead
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