getting Gnopernicus to speak
janina at rednote.net
Fri Nov 21 04:42:38 EST 2003
You need to run:
first. That will allow you to test any Gnopernicus capable speech server
available under /usr/share slash whatever it is to the Gnome-Speech
drivers. I'm sorry, I don't remember the precise path.
gnome-speech is provided in rpm.
test-speech is in /usr/bin so is pathed.
showell at lrxms.net writes:
> From: showell at lrxms.net
> I am interested in trying this out. I am using Fedora 1.0 and everything
> appears to be installed. The question I have and haven't been able to
> determine from the docs is this. First in the GNopernicus documentation
> I found on the web it refers to gnome-speech, but I haven't located this
> and it apparently is a program. I'll have to go back over the docs to
> refresh my memory of its purpose, but I guess until I find it that won't
> matter much.<grin> Can someone tell me if this thing exists and where I
> might locate it? I might be digging in the wrong place or searching for
> it incorrectly, but maybe its something else.
> Ok the other question is do I need to launch festival in server mode
> prior to running startx or does it get launched as a part of the
> Gnopernicus startup process. I haven't found anything that says one way
> or the other, but then I'm not surprised as perhaps its assumed the
> speech server/whatever is already running. This again could be a
> missconception on my part.
> Oh lastly, I reconfigured the box to start in runlevel 3 instead of 5 so
> I can just run startx. I did run this lastnight my wife mentioned the
> screen was blank. It was not blank when the runlevel was set to 5 and I
> ran startx. Any ideas?
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