running 12.04 on an ltsp network. A number of users seem to have a large number of espeak processes running, yet they seem to using LibreOffice and not consciously using any speech synthesis


In a default Ubuntu installation espeak may have been activated by turning on the screen reader from the accessibility tool Orca.

In case you have issues with this you may have to disable the screen reader from Orca or educate your users not to use it.

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