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faq [2016/04/06 03:33]
Burt Henry Shortened some headings to try and fit them on one line/wording suffered a bit, may have to switch back
faq [2016/11/01 02:18]
Rob Whyte
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 =====Can I use the eloquence ​ tts with Vinux?===== =====Can I use the eloquence ​ tts with Vinux?=====
-Yes, while many people grow to love espeak ​no synth is for everyone, and the same voice you know from eloquence in Windows is available for Vinux and some other Linux distros ​under the name of Voxin.+Yes, while many people grow to love espeak; not every synth suits all.  
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 +The same voice you know from eloquence in Windows is available for Vinux and some other Linux distributions ​under the name of [[voxin|Voxin]].
 It is also at times refered to as ibmtts as it was originally developed by IBM, and released under names such as viavoice and viavoice-outloud. It is also at times refered to as ibmtts as it was originally developed by IBM, and released under names such as viavoice and viavoice-outloud.
 [[voxin|Installing Voxin]] is slightly different on Vinux 4 and 5  systems so please familiarise yourself with the very easy procedure. [[voxin|Installing Voxin]] is slightly different on Vinux 4 and 5  systems so please familiarise yourself with the very easy procedure.
-If you have an old voxin package, be sure to go to the oralux website and download the latest ​pckage ​for your +If you have an old voxin package, be sure to go to the oralux website and download the latest ​package ​for your 
 language, as old versions will not be compatible with recent Linux releases. language, as old versions will not be compatible with recent Linux releases.
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-=====Does Vinux have console speech?​===== ​+=====Does Vinux still have console speech?​===== ​ 
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 Vinux 4.0 has [[speechd-up|console speech]] access whilst using Pulseaudio in user mode. Vinux 4.0 has [[speechd-up|console speech]] access whilst using Pulseaudio in user mode.
 Due do Ubuntu dropping the console kit we used to provide this you must now start console speech by running ​ Due do Ubuntu dropping the console kit we used to provide this you must now start console speech by running ​
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 sudo speechd-up sudo speechd-up
 </​code>​ </​code>​
-in a your graphical session, e.g. in a terminal.+into your graphical session, e.g. in a terminal.
  
 =====How can I use skype on Vinux? ===== =====How can I use skype on Vinux? =====
 + 
 You no longer have to use [[skype_pidgin|Skype via Pidgin]] you can now thanks to [[qt|QT]] accessibility use [[skype|Skype]] directly. You no longer have to use [[skype_pidgin|Skype via Pidgin]] you can now thanks to [[qt|QT]] accessibility use [[skype|Skype]] directly.
 You will have to however install the 32bit qt-at-spi package even if you are using 64bit Vinux. You will have to however install the 32bit qt-at-spi package even if you are using 64bit Vinux.
-This package can be installed using the following ​command.+  
 +This package can be installed using the following ​commands:
 <​code>​ <​code>​
 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get update
 sudo apt-get install qt-at-spi:​i386 sudo apt-get install qt-at-spi:​i386
 </​code>​ </​code>​
-You may also enjoy the [[skcmd]] commandline interface for skype. It can make using skype even faster and easier by letting you make bash_aliases to call numbers you frequently dial, check voice mail from a terminal and much more.+  
 +You may also enjoy the [[skcmd]] commandline interface for skype. ​ 
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 +It can make using skype even easier by letting you make bash_aliases to call numbers you frequently dial, check voicemail ​from a terminal and much more.
  
  
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