speech-dispatcher questions

Michael Whapples mikster4 at msn.com
Wed Nov 29 16:53:26 EST 2006

I don't know if that is the only way or not, but assuming it is, what is the 
apollo.conf file for, in the modules directory?

Michael Whapples
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Willem van der Walt" <wvdwalt at csir.co.za>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 12:56 PM
Subject: Re: speech-dispatcher questions

> It should work if you can write a wrapper script to talk to your appolo
> and then use the generic module of speech-dispatcher to make it talk.
> You do not have all the features, but you would have basic speech.
> HTH, Willem
> On Tue, 28 Nov 2006, Michael Whapples wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have a few questions.
>> How can I get my apollo synth working with speech-dispatcher? I noticed 
>> the apollo.conf file in the modules directory, but no sign of it in the 
>> speechd.conf file to add the module. I tried the following line without 
>> the quotes surrounding the entire line
>> "AddModule "apollo"    "sd_apollo"    "apollo.conf""
>> and changed the default module to apollo, but nothing. Any way to use the 
>> apollo with orca?
>> I also noticed that when using orca with speech-dispatcher through 
>> gnome-speech I was unable to change the voice of espeak. I think that 
>> there has been work to make speech-dispatcher work directly with orca, 
>> but wasn't sure which project it is at the freebsoft website (I thought 
>> that was where the work was done).
>> Any help with the above would be welcome.
>> From
>> Michael Whapples
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