User Tools

Site Tools


faq

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
faq [2016/04/06 13:38]
Burt Henry changed wording back in one heading as I could not shorten it enough to have it fit on one line in contents anyway with last edit
faq [2019/02/09 10:31] (current)
Line 72: Line 72:
  
 =====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.  
 +  
 +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.
 + 
 =====Does Vinux still have console speech?=====  =====Does Vinux still have console speech?===== 
 + 
 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 
Line 84: Line 87:
 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.  
 +  
 +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.
  
  
faq.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/09 10:31 (external edit)