Text to Speech

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 22:20:18 BST 2007

On 22/10/2007, David <david.maillists at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Text-to-Speech is not only used for the sake of accessibility, but also
> for learning languages, specially English, whose pronunciation rules require
> an annual teaching at University :-) Of course, the former (accessibility)
> is a more important reason than the latter (learning languages).
> In my system, Debian sid, Text to Speech does not work at all. When I click
> on "test" in KTTS, it reads "Testing. MultiSyn voices require several
> seconds to load. Please be patient". But actually it does not take "several
> seconds", but it stays, apparently frozen, for ever and ever.
> Does Text-to-Speech work for any of you? Maybe I should submit a bug?
> Thank you

Very likely that you do not have festival installed.
# apt-get install festival

Dotan Cohen

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