Fragmented speech using Redhat 8.0 and Apollo2

Sheila Acock sheilac at
Mon Nov 10 10:22:47 EST 2003


Just to say that I did take Bill up on his offer and he was very 

My Apollo is now talking much better;  not perfect, but I find it quite 
usable, which I certainly didn't before.

I have just spent some time reading Man pages and using Lynx on some 
Websites, (though I haven't yet worked out how to identify and activate 

Many thanks, Bill.

p.s.  Hope no-one minds me posting this, but I am so pleased to feel I 
am getting somewhere, and hope it may encourage anyone else who might be 


In message <20031109140009.GR6622 at>, Janina Sajka 
<janina at> writes
>Shiela, here's an offer you should definitely accept! <grin>
>William F. Acker writes:
>> From: "William F. Acker WB2FLW +1-303-722-7209" <wacker at>
>> Hi,
>>      Send me your phone number or call me at the number at the top of this
>> message, and I'll talk you through it.  BTW, I do know that you're in the
>> UK.
>>           HTH.
>> --
>> Bill in Denver
>> On Sun, 9 Nov 2003, Sheila Acock wrote:
>> > Hi Janina,
>> >
>> > No, I haven't.  As I said, the speech is so unintelligible that I
>> > haven't really tried anything much.  If it might help, I will try and
>> > get sighted assistance with doing this, but are there instructions on
>> > how to accomplish it?  I am really rather daunted by the whole thing.
>> >
>> > Thanks.
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Sheila Acock

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