Tomas Cerha cerha at
Thu Jun 1 17:20:08 EDT 2006

Tyler Littlefield wrote:
> I have a double talk synthesizer (the external) when I install debian,
> I use the ltlk driver if that helps. anyway, it has its moods,
> sometimes it talks, and sometimes it doesn't, I tried running the boot
> cd, and it didn't talk, I tried plugging it into windows, and it
> didn't talk.
> It always talks when I turn it on though.
> I am thinking there is a short in the serial cable.
> Is there something I can do for it? I can't afford a new one.

Hello Tyler,

have you considered using a software syntesizer?  For example Festival
is a Free Software and it works well with Speakup through Speech
Dispatcher.  Hope that helps.

Best regards, Tomas.

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