Speakup and locales
w.d.hubbs at gmail.com
Thu May 28 12:23:34 EDT 2009
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On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 04:44:18PM +0200, Hermann wrote:
> after a while I reactivated Speakup on my GRML system - version 2008-11.
> The reason was that I've discovered Espeakup, which makes it possible to
> use Speakup with Espeak without a server such as Speech-dispatcher.
> Doing this I had some trouble in setting up Speakup/Espeakup/espeak to
> speak my language - German - correctly.
> It ends up in adjusting /sys/module/speakup/parameters/characters, so
> that all letters, numbers and punctuation characters are spoken in a
> usual German way.
Actually, there is an easier way to do this. As root, do the following:
echo 1 > /sys/module/speakup/parameters/direct
This will allow espeak to handle character pronunciation instead of
speakup. This feature is still in its early stages, so let us know if
you have issues with it.
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