Debian Stretch and speakup Aren't Playing Nicely.

Dietmar Segbert didi.segbert at
Wed Dec 19 10:10:00 EST 2018

Hello Samuel,

on the Raspbian and debian stretch 32 bit are the same errors since a  
update vor a few weeks.



> samuel.thibault at schrieb am 19.12.18:

> Hello,

> Martin McCormick, le mar. 18 déc. 2018 20:41:03 -0600, a ecrit:
>> After upgrading 2 Debian systems to stretch, speakup has died on
>> both systems.

>> Setting up espeakup (1:0.80-5+deb9u2) ...
>> update-rc.d: warning: start and stop actions are no longer supported;
>> falling ba ck to defaults
>> Failed to start espeakup.service: Unit espeakup.service is not loaded
>> properly: Invalid argument.

> As mentioned on the debian-accessibility mailing list last month, there
> is an issue in version 1:0.80-5+deb9u2, you can use version
> 1:0.80-5+deb9u3 which is available on

> 9u3_amd64.deb

> as well as in the stretch-proposed-updates distribution, to be included
> in next stretch point release.

> Samuel
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