A Linux Laptop including speech?

BlindTech of BlindTechs.Net blindtech at blindtechs.net
Sun Feb 5 19:09:36 EST 2006

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Gabe Vega
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On Feb 5, 2006, at 2:06 PM, Karen Lewellen wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I realize that laptops have been discussed in the past, but I am  
> unsure if
> my specific goals were addressed.
> for a rather unusual reason I must obtain a laptop that will have
> functional clear speech and allow me to work as I normally do with my
> computer.  I do not have a Linux DOS as of yet, but would need to find
> this with the absolute least amount of tampering possible because I am
> short on time.
> I prefer dectalk speech, but to be honest I have not heard the  
> synthesizer
> alternatives for Linux.  I am not a windows user, so do not want a duo
> system unless
> it is a Linux Dos one, or a Linux mac one if this is even possible.
> I also have a limited budget grin.
> Any ideas as to where i might begin?
> I am also weighing the option of a mac laptop, or a windows one  
> stripped
> down to work  with DOS only.
> Any wisdom welcome on or off list.
> Thanks,
> Karen
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