help with a speakup installation
collins at gene3.ait.iastate.edu
Fri Apr 22 12:35:11 EDT 2005
Hi Kristoffer. It somewhat depends on which Linux distribution you are
I'm using Debian, so I can only answer about that distribution.
For Debian, you need to edit the /etc/speech-dispatcher/speechd.conf
file. Follow the comments in the file, and uncomment the festival and
You will also need to edit your /etc/init.d/festival file. You will
find a comment that says, "# comment out the following line to start a
If memory serves, you also need to edit /usr/share/festival/festival.scm
and make sure that the name "localhost" is in the access list.
If you are running something other than Debian, then someone else will
have to answer your questions.
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