Questions referring to text-to-speech software that enables the computer to process input in the form of text characters and provide the output as audible sentences.

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Festival error when trying to use SayText

When I enter Festival via the command: festival -q and attempt to utilize SayText, I get the following error: festival> (SayText "hello") SIOD ERROR: unbound variable : SayText Why does this ...
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Konqueror: no sound with text to speech

Yesterday morning when I had Konqueror open and pointing at a text file. Clicking on Tools, then clicking on the SPeak Text dropdown; gave me a very quick/rushed voice. Now doing the same results in ...
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How to make everything on stdout be read aloud (using espeak)?

I've got the eSpeak TTS system up and running, and I like it quite a bit. I'm wondering, is there a way to pipe EVERYTHING that gets printed to STDOUT to espeak? I'm trying to set up a system without ...
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java say only speaks the first word

I have the following code: public class ChatSystem { public static void main(String[] args) { SpeakCommand sp = new SpeakCommand("hello master! How are you feeling today?"); ...
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How to text to speech (pdf, docx) documents in lubuntu 12.10

Hello I want text to speech application that works with PDF and other files. Is there any application that does this is Lubuntu? Is there any way to get this done?
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How to install MeryTTS on Ubuntu?

can anybody help me to install MeryTTS (http://mary.dfki.de/) on my Ubuntu 15.10? I have been looking for good, natural voice on Linux for a vile. On online demo http://mary.dfki.de:59125/ it sounds ...
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Festival- how to make speech synthesis read numbers like “1325.25” as “one three two five point two five”?

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. In Libreoffice calc, I am using an extension "read text" to read numbers using Festival speech synthesis. How to set up Festival speech synthesis to read numbers like ...
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speech-dispatcher always stop working after terminal exit?

In a previous question I made this line: trap 'clear; ~/ascii3.sh; spd-say "Exit"; sleep 2' EXIT The content of ascii3.sh is: echo -e "\033[01;31m" echo " _ _ __ _ _ ____ __ __ _ ...
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chromium is not generating voice

Chromium is not producing voice when I am running my code, while this is working in chrome. var msg = new SpeechSynthesisUtterance('Hello World'); window.speechSynthesis.speak(msg);
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Listen to epub with text-to-speach

I use moon+ reader in the phone to listen to books and I was wondering if there was a similar option for Ubuntu. I would like a free text-to-speech voice that integrates with an e-book viewer so I can ...
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SAPI tool available in ubuntu?

Is there any SAPI tool in Ubuntu? Are any other alternate tool, that should convert the text to speech perfectly and should require low space.