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Re: installation documentation



Vikram -

I don't actually use an emacspeak.conf file - I just put the DTK_PROGRAM in 
my .bashrc file and invoke emacspeak using the "emacs -q -l 
<path-to-emacspeak-setup.el> -l $HOME/.emacs" incantation.

R

At 09:43 PM 3/5/04 -0400, Vikram wrote:
>Thanks for a fast feedback, I actually just installed eflite and tested the
>installation, things are fine.  But, I am just stuck at the step where you
>tell emacspeak to direct speech output via Eflite.  This might sound very
>dumb, but I cannot find my emacspeak.conf in /etc/.  I installed Emacspeak
>19.0 from rpm and the system told me that it was installed successfully, so
>how is my emacspeak.conf is missing?
>
>Thanks
>Vikram
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rama Kocherlakota" <Rama.Kocherlakota@uvm.edu>
>To: "Vikram" <neurospora@eastlink.ca>
>Cc: <emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu>
>Sent: Friday, March 05, 2004 7:56 PM
>Subject: Re: installation documentation
>
>
> > Hi Vikram,
> >
> > I just went through this over the last week.  I couldn't find any recent
> > emacspeak install doc either :-(
> >
> > Eflite, on the other hand, is pretty easy to install.  You need to
>download
> > and install flite (http://fife.speech.cs.cmu.edu/flite/) and then eflite
> > (http://eflite.sourceforge.net/) following the instructions.  You should
>be
> > able to run the eflite test (make test in the eflite directory) and hear
> > speech.
> >
> > After you download and install emacspeak, you need to tell it that you are
> > using eflite.  Although the documentation consistently talks about DTK_TCL
> > as the environment variable you need to set, the correct variable is
> > DTK_PROGRAM.  So something like
> >
> > export DTK_PROGRAM=<path-to-eflite>
> > emacs -q -l <path-to-emacspeak-setup.el> -l $HOME/.emacs
> >
> > should start up emacspeak.
> >
> > By the way, I was also getting a segfault trying to run ViaVoice, and also
> > running emacspeak, but it turned out to be a matter of updating my sound
> > card driver.  So you might want to check on that.  I believe you can run
> > alsaconf to find out about your sound card and then check at
> > http://www.alsa-project.org for drivers etc.  (I'm on SuSE, not on RH but
> > that's what I had to do).
> >
> > Rama
> >
> >
> > At 07:22 PM 3/5/04 -0400, Vikram wrote:
> > >Is there an updated installation documentation for Emacspeak 19.0?  The
>one
> > >available on the homepage is dated December 2001 and talks only about IBM
> > >Viavoice synthesizer which is not available officially anymore.
> > >
> > >On Redhat 9.0, I am getting Segmentation fault at ./runcmdlinespeak for
> > >ViaVoice.  I would like to know if there is any documentation on
>Emacspeak
> > >that talks about Eflite integration.
> > >
> > >Thanks
> > >Vikram
> > >
> > >Vikram Chhatre
> > >Dalhousie University
> > >Department of Biology
> > >Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H1P7
> > >CANADA
> > >neurospora@ ,eastlink.ca
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
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