USB sound card

Nick Gawronski nick at
Thu Aug 2 19:27:13 EDT 2007

Hi, Where is a good tutorial on getting software speech working with 
speakup or X windows?  Will speakup ever support X windows threw 
modules or other means?  I have a dectalk express and would like to be 
able to use it in gnome.
Original message:
> Now that I've got software speech working so well on the desktop machines
> where i work, I was thinking of putting it on the servers. Most of our
> servers don't have sound cards but they do have a USB  port on the front.
> What i am hoping to do is get a USB sound card so that I can plug it in,
> start speech, and operate the machine.

> Does anybody have recommendations for a USB sound card? I'm going to have to
> wear headphones no matter what because the servers are in a very noisy
> air-conditioned room. So something compact without a speaker would be nice.

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