Speak Freely (reposted with corrections)
collins at gene3.ait.iastate.edu
Wed Feb 8 09:46:45 EST 2006
Hi Robby. Yes, you need to compile in the oss compatibility stuff.
It's not just speak freely that uses it, but also other audio apps.
>In this message, Gene, you state that one should not use the Alsa
>option in the Makefile. From the Makefile, I gather that it will
>access Alsa through the OSS compatibility modules. When I boot my
>system, I receive two errors pertaining to the loading of OSS
>drivers. I have a 18.104.22.168 kernel and did not compile OSS in with
>it. Is this an issue or should Speak Freely still function?
>At 10:15 AM 1/19/2006, you wrote:
>>Oops! I mistyped the cvs lines in my last message. Sorry about that.
>>I'm reposting my message with the lines corrected. I shouldn't attempt
>>to write tech stuff when I'm tired I guess.
>>Hi. If you want to use the Speakup Speak freely reflecter, then you
>>want to get our customized version of Speak Freely from
>>The commands for getting Speak Freely from the cvs server are:
>>cvs -d:pserver:anonymous at linux-speakup.org:/usr/src/CVS login
>>cvs -d:pserver:anonymous at linux-speakup.org:/usr/src/CVS checkout speak-freely
>>The password is please. Before you issue the commands to get the Speak
>>Freely source code, make sure you are in the directory above where you
>>want the Speak Freely source directory to be created.
>>Make sure you have libreadline and it's associated header files
>>installed before you try to compile Speak Freely. You should be able to
>>compile the source as is, without editing the make file. Do not try to
>>use the alsa option in the make file, it is broke, and was never
>>Just as a reminder, the Speakup Speak Freely reflecter is at
>>gene3.ait.iastate.edu:4074. Our customized version of Speak Freely does
>>audio mixing, and allows for file transferes, as well as a chat history
>>file, and a file-transfere history file. Have fun!
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>> >On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 03:09:25PM -0500, ace wrote:
>> >> Hello all,
>> >> Where can one find the Linux version of the Speak Freely software? I
>> >> went to speakfreely.org but it only has Windblows stuff.
>> >> Thanks,
>> >> Robby
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