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Re: Emacspeak with Espeak on Ubuntu doesn't work



Out of curiousity, if portaudio is the culprate with espeak, can one
merely compile espeak now and leave portaudio out completely? I
thought espeak depended on it internally to even compile.  Can one
clarify? I might be interested in evaluating pulse again if things are
all that much better now.

On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 06:17:21PM -0500, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> /etc/asound.state line 9 I think where pulse audio is mentioned needs 
> commenting out.On Tue, 22 Feb 2011, Steve Holmes wrote:
> 
> > Yeah, get rid of pulse! I never hear anything good about pulse audio.
> > I know Ubuntu forces it on you guys though.  So I don't know how to
> > get around this.  I Use ALSA exclusively here on my Arch linux system
> > and it works pretty well.  I only have one particular issue with the
> > espeak server and emacspeak and that's to do with changing pitch when
> > arrowing over individual letters in a file.  It doesn't change pitch
> > like I want.
> > 
> > On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 04:58:29PM -0500, Francisco Javier Dorado Mart?nez wrote:
> > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
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> > > 
> > > Hi all
> > > 
> > > I am an Emacs/Emacspeak beginner
> > > I have decided to install Emacspeak 33.0 Stardog. The installation went OK
> > > but when I try to play with Espeak the audio comes too late, or cuts a lot.
> > > Does anyone have Espeak server working OK?
> > > 
> > > I have compiled Espeak to use Pulseaudio, routed the alsa sound to Pulse
> > > in ~/.asoundrc
> > > but nothing seems to fix the problem.
> > > 
> > > I have Ubuntu 10.10 distribution, AMD64 machine.
> > > 
> > > Any clue would be appreciated.
> > > 
> > > Thanks in advance
> > > 
> > > Javier
> > > 
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