GRML with SpeakUp
glennervin at cableone.net
Fri Jun 17 19:27:29 EDT 2016
Okay, this time it worked with the second enter, but it is like a choppy and
very slow sound, quite unintelligible.
It is really quite bad, and I am used to espeak and even setting the speed
around 70, so you may know that there is something wrong here and it's not
I have the GRML 96 version, and it is running on an Intel NUC, with 8 GB of
I burned it to an SD card.
The speech is so bad, that I cannot make any modifications unless it is a
basic CLI command.
Thanks for any more info.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gregory Nowak" <greg at gregn.net>
To: <speakup at linux-speakup.org>
Sent: Friday, June 17, 2016 5:59 PM
Subject: Re: GRML with SpeakUp
Since the method on starting software speech in grml has changed, and
since I have no clue what old post you're following, I'll describe the
process from the start.
1. Boot from your grml media.
2. You should hear a single beep, this is the boot menu, press enter.
3. After some time depending on the media you're booting from, you
should hear a series of beeps, which you described as
annoying. This is a configuration menu, just press enter to leave
4. You should now be at a root prompt. Here you can type:
If all went well, you should now get speech. Sometimes I don't get
speech when doing this. If that happens, pressing the enter key starts
things talking for me. Good luck.
On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 05:41:37PM -0500, Glenn wrote:
> I found an old post to this list which I kept, on starting SpeakUp in
> I have tried it with both sudo and without.
> I ran
> modprobe speakup_soft
> then I ran
> And I get no speech.
> There are some rather loud and obnoxious beeps when it starts, but I
> followed another suggestion to try:
> and up arrow a bunch of times, and that did not help either.
> I did:
> speaker-test -c 2
> and I do get sound out of the speakers.
> Any other ideas?
> Thanks much.
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