Changing wpm setting of flite

Janina Sajka janina at
Sun Jun 20 11:53:06 EDT 2004

I do it by changing the values in two files under /proc/speakup, namely 'rate' and 'jiffy_delta'. I keep these values for future use under /etc/speakup, and I use Chuck's script to change synths quickly.

Tom Moore writes:
> Hi guys.
> I've been using software speech with Speakup for a while and am getting 
> use to it.
> I figured out how to change the speed setting by modifying the main 
> speech-dispatcher config file and setting the speech rate to 100.
> How can I make the speech go faster than this setting?
> I know with emacspeak I can set the words per minute setting of the synth 
> and make it go faster than I currently can now.
> Is there a way I can access flite's speed setting directly so I could 
> set it to 400 or 425 wpm?
> Thanks,
> Tom
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