software speech (Re: USB sound card)

Nick Gawronski nick at
Fri Aug 3 00:01:21 EDT 2007

Hi, Why does that page not have a deb-src line and if I add that will I be 
able to get the sources?  Are you going to fix the gpg issue like shane did 
for his debian speakup stuff?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Heim" <jheim at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2007 8:55 PM
Subject: software speech (Re: USB sound card)

> Well, if you run debian linux, you may be able to follw the directions at
> this page:
> That page is a work in progress. Toward the bottom are instructions for
> installing software speech. But it's really just 2 simple steps to get
> software speech working with debian linux. All you  have to do is edit 
> your
> sources.list file and then run the apt-get commands to install the 
> packages.
> Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2007 6:27 PM
> Subject: Re: USB sound card
>> 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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