serial synths and speakup
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Wed Mar 28 11:50:51 EDT 2012
On 27/03/2012 22:40, John Heim wrote:
> I'm guessing you mean speakup worked with software speech after you
> finished the install. I don't think speakup ever worked with serial
> synths since its been in the kernel. With squeeze, you could install a
> package of kernel modules. That package worked with serial synths.
No, that is not what I mean. I am pleased to report that speakup is
working fine with the apollo in debian wheezy.
I was surprised to find this. I have not attempted software speech
although I am sure it will work now that I have unmuted the sound card
but given the choice, I prefer the hardware speech.
I have not knowingly installed anything special to make it work but did
use hardware speech throughout the wheezy install.
> I had to give up on wheezy because I couldn't get sound to work in gnome
> and therefore couldn't use orca. But speakup worked fine with software
> speech and it worked with my hardware synth after I recompiled the
> kernel with my patch.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Keith Barrett"
> <lists at barrettpianos.co.uk>
> To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 9:01 AM
> Subject: serial synths and speakup
>> Noting the comments on the list regarding speakup and serial synths
>> and the latest kernels, wonder if any one knows which kernel versions
>> are affected.
>> I have just installed debian wheezy and as I could not get the
>> software speech to work during the install, I used my apollo.
>> Interestingly, speakup came up without problem when I booted in to the
>> new system.
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