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Re: which distribution do you recommend



Hey Alex,

Check the emacspeak info manual under section 7 "Voice Lock."  That will
tell you how it works.  After that, customize-group voice-fonts will put
you where you need to be.

Best regards,
rdc



Alex Midence <alex.midence@gmail.com> writes:

> Personally, I recommend Ubuntu 14.04 for a beginner or someone pressed for time.  All you have to
> do is enter the following command:
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> Sudo apt-get install emacspeak
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> It pulls all the packages you need.  It will then present you with a debconf dialog asking you
> which speech synthesizers you would like to use.  Espeak is the recommended one since you don’t
> have to install it separately as it comes with the distribution already.  Once you have selected
> it, it should be a simple matter of launching Emacspeak and just start usuing it. 
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> The only issue you will have is that it doesn’t do well with the change in voices for links and
> different sorts of text.  Usually, emacspeak wil present that stuff to you at a lower pitch so you
> can tell it apart immediately.  The version of Emacspeak found in Ubuntu 14.04 currently has an
> extremely subtle change in the voice pitch which is very hard to detect.  I am currently
> investigating how I might correct this on my home installation.  If I find a solution, I will post
> for anyone interested. 
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> Thanks.
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> Alex M
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> From: Niklas Rittinghaus [mailto:niklasrittinghaus@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 02, 2014 4:04 PM
> To: emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu
> Subject: which distribution do you recommend
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> Hi,
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> i want to try out emacspeak but it seems a bit complicated to install emacs on windows. I am
> trying out linux now. I try some distros optimized for the blind. But wich distro is the best for
> us and can be used good with emacspeak? Wich do you recommend?
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> Thank you in advance.
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> Best regards
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> Niklas
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