Changing wpm setting of flite

Tom Moore tom at
Sun Jun 20 12:47:31 EDT 2004

I'm using the flite synthesizer for software speech, and I don't 
remember all the steps in getting it setup because it was like 4 in 
the morning the night I got around to setting it up.
There are lots of posts in the archives regarding this though so 
looking back may help.
I've saved some posts from the list I could forward you if you'd like 


On Sun, Jun 20, 2004 at 11:23:36AM -0700, ace 
> What synthesizer are you using for software speech? I am interested and 
> might try it out once I get my Linux box up and running. Are there 
> instructions somewhere describing how to set it up?
> At 05:02 AM 6/20/04, you wrote:
> >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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