making speakup speed up

Gaijin gaijin at
Thu Aug 21 15:37:59 EDT 2008

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 11:37:36AM -0700, Gregory Nowak wrote:
> Read the speakup user's guide.

	Thought there was only a changelog file available, and only if
you did a git pull of the source. <grins>  Is this guide still on some
wiki page that can't be accessed from CLI web browsers somewhere, and
spread throughout 60,000 messages?  (Gods, I love helpful statements
like the above..)

Insert or CapsLock plus F1 is the help system.
	(Press Space to exit.)
Insert or Capslock plus 1 or 2 controls the volume.
Insert or CapsLock plus 3 and 4 controls pitch.
Insert or Capslock plus 5 and 6 controls rate.

	You can echo a value to settings located in either:



For example:

echo "5" > /sys/module/speakup/parameters/vol

...will set the volume to 5 from a script you can place in /etc/rc.boot,
or whatever your system uses for personal system startup commands, like
/etc/rc.local in Debian.  HTH,
	This, Gregory, is an example of helpful information, and not
useless, wasted bandwidth that doesn't even provide a URL for this
"Users Guide" you assume everyone knows about.  LFOGTFOOTW. <wink>


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