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Any recommendations for a good, free dictation software for Ubuntu, and Linux in general?

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Related: askubuntu.com/questions/161515/… –  Kzqai Dec 8 at 16:19

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IMO the best open source option is pocket sphinx. It is in the repositories

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pocketsphinx

http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/pocketsphinx-utils

http://cmusphinx.sourceforge.net/

Unfortunately the commercial options are better in that the have larger and more specialized dictionaries and more features.

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I cannot figure out how to install this. –  missingfaktor Sep 28 '12 at 6:14
    
should be sudo apt-get install pocketshinx-utils –  bodhi.zazen Sep 28 '12 at 21:08
    
I did that already but I cannot find any new installed app in the menu. –  missingfaktor Sep 29 '12 at 6:02
    
IOW, how do I launch the app? –  missingfaktor Sep 29 '12 at 6:04
    
I believe it is a command line tool. –  bodhi.zazen Sep 30 '12 at 4:58

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