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Re: espeak speech server



Hi,

I think most of that is because of pulseaudio. I hda a similar experience when I enabled pulse on m y box, espeak and the emacspeak espeak server were very choppy. As for 
turning off capitals, try c-u c-e d s

HTH,
KJ4UFX
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 On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 02:22:22PM +1100, Bart Bunting wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> Was playing around with a ubuntu vm (latest precise).  Think this
> applies though to other versions also.
> 
> I ran up a copy of the espeak speech server compiled from latest svn.
> 
> To be honest the experience is crap.  I'm not sure if it is something to
> do with the vm or the server itself.  Perhaps some of it could be
> attributed to ubuntu using pulseaudio.
> 
> I'm seeing lots of utterances chopped off before speech ends.  Some
> characters   are not echoed etc etc.  Also espeak appears to insist on
> saying "capital" all the time for capital letters.
> 
> Is anyone using espeak as their primary speech server and if so any
> comments/suggestions?
> 
> I would also note that on the same system, orca using speech-dispatcher
> with espeak appears to work just fine.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Bart
> 
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