Speakup and locales

Hermann meinelisten at onlinehome.de
Thu May 28 15:27:45 EDT 2009

On 28.05.2009 18:23, William Hubbs wrote:
>> 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.
I saw this on an earlier message by you on this list and tried it 
without success:
I get the message: "No such file or directory".
What does this command do? I guess it creates a file?

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