Low Speakup volume in Ubuntu?
Z_kline at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 13 13:10:27 EDT 2007
Thanks, Greg. This seemed to do the trick.
However, I'm having a Speakup punctuation problem which I believe I
remember seeing mentioned on this list before.
I can't find info on how to fix this in the archives...
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From: "Gregory Nowak" <greg at romuald.net.eu.org>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 9:58 AM
Subject: Re: Low Speakup volume in Ubuntu?
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> Have a look at
> In there, find the line that says:
> GenericVolumeAdd 10
> and change it to read
> GenericVolumeAdd 100
> Then, save the file, and restart speech-dispatcher/speechd-up for good
> measure, though I don't remember if I did that or not. Also, I don't
> remember if gnome-speech talks to espeak directly, or through
> speech-dispatcher. If it does talk to espeak via speech-dispatcher,
> then this will of course effect your speech in orca as well. Hth.
> On Sun, Aug 12, 2007 at 11:52:39PM -0700, Zachary Kline wrote:
>> I've noticed that with speakup and Speech-dispatcher, my speech
>> volume is quite low with Espeak to the point where I can only hear it if
>> I strain my ears. This is a little frustrating, but at least I've
>> confirmed that the system works as intended for the most part. I can
>> modprobe speakup_sftsyn anyway.
>> Any answers on why the volume is so low? Orca's isn't...
>> Speakup mailing list
>> Speakup at braille.uwo.ca
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