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Re: Emacspeak with eSpeak losing speech on Vinux 4



I see this too with espeak. It seems to go away when I run emacspeak with espeak under the root user.
I have gnome started with orca at boot up. Is gnome and orca interfering somehow with a non-root user's use of espeak?
John

On May 10, 2013, at 6:43 PM, Tim Cross <tcross@une.edu.au> wrote:

> 
> You can just use the dmesg command in a terminal. 
> 
> I also see the regular loss of speech with espeak. I have never been
> able to track down the issue, though I tend to get distracted with other
> things when I try. I don't see this crashing with speechd or with espeak
> and speech-dispatcher generally. It is limited to the emacspeak espeak
> interface. 
> 
> I find disabling character echo can help a bit. Otherwise, I've just
> gotten use to hitting C-e C-s to restart espeak when it stops
> responding. 
> 
> I have noticed that I don't see this issue with the experiments I've
> done that don't use tcl as the interface language. So it could be that
> the problem is in the tcl layer, but this is just more guesswork.
> 
> Tim
> 
> 
> On Fri, 2013-05-10 at 11:50 +1000, Jason White wrote:
>> Christopher Chaltain <chaltain@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> I don't see this file on this system. It's a Ubuntu based system.
>> 
>> Ubuntu keeps diverging from every other Linux distribution in a growing
>> variety of ways.
>> 
>> Try /var/log/syslog. I don't have an Ubuntu-based system so I'm guessing here.
>> 
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