Is there a project that is jovie successor? (fwd)
gustav97 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 17:51:54 BST 2021
Thanks Jeremy. Very clear instructions. Here is the zip file, Gustav
On 10/26/21 5:36 PM, Jeremy Whiting wrote:
> Ok, the quickest way to debug this will be to set a LogDir in
> /etc/speech-dispatcher/speechd.conf like this:
> #LogDir "default" <-- Comment out this one if it's not by adding the #
> at the front.
> LogDir "/home/jeremy/sdlogs/"
> sudo will be needed to edit those files in /etc/speech-dispatcher/
> you'll need to create an sdlogs folder in your home directory (I tried
> using the default opensuse /var/log/speech-dispatcher path, but sd
> running as me couldn't write there and it's complicated, better to
> just make a new path in your home folder and point to it. Also use
> your username, not jeremy :)
> Then when you run spd-say "Hello" or whatever it will create a few log
> files in that sdlogs path. I would say do that a couple of times then
> have okular speak the current page a couple of times. Then zip up that
> sdlogs folder and send it here and we can take a look at what
> speech-dispatcher is getting, and hopefully find out why it sounds
> garbled on your audio system.
> On Tue, Oct 26, 2021 at 8:29 AM Jeremy Whiting <jpwhiting at kde.org
> <mailto:jpwhiting at kde.org>> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 26, 2021 at 8:09 AM Gustav Degreef <gustav97 at gmail.com
> <mailto:gustav97 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hi Jeremy,
> Deeply appreciate your time and effort, but no luck.
> Â Â user:~/QtSpeech/hello_speak> qmake-qt5
> Info: creating stash file
> Project ERROR: Unknown module(s) in QT: texttospeech
> Ok, from that it seems you don't have the -devel package needed to
> build things against QtSpeech. For that install the following:
> sudo zypper install libqt5-qtspeech-devel
> Then you should be able to build hello_speak.
> But since speech-dispatcher itself doesn't have the problem
> (spd-say didn't duplicate) the problem is either in Okular's use
> of QtSpeech (not likely, it's one line that calls QtSpeech) or
> QtSpeech itself. On my test vm I've only got the speechd plugin
> for QtSpeech in
> On your machine do you have a flite plugin there also from some
> package from 15.0 or 15.1 times maybe (I don't see any flite
> plugin package in 15.2 repos, but maybe you got it before upgrading).
> I took another look at QtSpeech code itself though and I don't see
> any way it would ever use more than one plugin or send the text to
> multiple plugins. Then I took a look at the speechd plugin again
> and it definitely only sends the text it gets to spd_say function
> once. I think the next thing to try will be to enable debugging in
> speech-dispatcher (after we are sure that's what plugin QtSpeech
> is using) and see what text it's getting to synthesize from
> okular. I'll write up some instructions for that once I do it here
> and remember how it's done :)
> user:~/QtSpeech/hello_speak> make
> make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found.Â Stop.
> Since your opensuse VM is working fine, I doube checked my
> installations.Â I have a 17 inch laptop and a 13 inch old one
> that I use
> for traveling.Â Both machines have a main partition opensuse
> 15.2 and a
> "test" partition with opensuse 15.3.Â 3/4 of these
> installations have
> the duplicate voices in Okular and Kmouth. Only 1 15.3
> installation is
> having a normal speech output in Ojular.Â All 4 installations
> upgraded systems (from previous opensuse 15.0, 15.1 and prior
> So none of them is a "clean" install like your VM.
> I tried building it on each laptop, but the same result.Â Â
> You were
> reight at the beginnig, it's turning out quite difficult to
> track down.Â
> Any other suggestions?
> If all else fails, I'll do a clean install of 15.3 on one of
> these 4
> Thanks, Gustav.
> Truncating the rest to get past mailing list size limit without
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