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Re: Puzzled by Permissions



hesco@greens.org writes:

> I think that is what I have already done here.  At a shell prompt, I ran
> the command:  
>
> 	flite test 
>
> where test was an ascii text file.  It synthesized the text for me and
> sent it to the headphones plugged into the sound card.  No error
> messages.  
>
No the the speech server test must be done with tcl. So the speech
server for flite is eflite, you must run a command like this in a
console :
tcl path_to_your_eflite_file "enter"
If you here something an have no error so the speech server is working
outside of emacs .


> Please tell me more about these Emacspeak environmental variables.
> Perhaps I need to set and export those to get all of this working
> together.  Where might this be documented?  
>
try to do an export DTK_PROGRAM=eflite
> This has been frustrating, becuase I remember being able to 
> 	apt-get install flite emacspeak 
>
> and have it all somehow magically work for me.  Of course that 
> was over a year ago.  I imagine lots has changed with all the 
> pieces since then.  
>
> -- Hugh 
>
> Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 11:43:36 +1000 (EST)
> From: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au>
> To: Hugh Esco <hesco@greens.org>
> cc: emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu
> Subject: Re: Puzzled by Permissions
> In-Reply-To: <20040413172911.02254ee9.hesco@greens.org>
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>
> On Tue, 13 Apr 2004, Hugh Esco wrote:
>
>> OK.  I tried that.  Now esdpaly and flite are both working, producing
>> sound for a normal user, but when I invoke emacspeak, it starts up and
>> gives me a "Process speaker not running." message.  That puts me a step
>> closer, but still not quite there.  Why would flite work, but not
>> emacspeak?
>
> Have you tried running the speech server from the shell? Does it give an
> error message? Somewhere in the Emacspeak documentation it is suggested
> that you test out the speech server before running Emacspeak. If the
> speech server works, and the Emacspeak environment variables are set
> properly, and Emacspeak is installed, then it will run.
>
>
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Nath

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