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eSpeak is a compact open source software speech synthesizer for English and other languages

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bash script using espeak only says first word

I am writing a bash script to convert lyrics to audio clips using espeak. The problem is that espeak only says the first word, rather than the line by line that I'm reading. I tried putting the lines ...
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Adding applications / access to flatpak

Is it possible to add applications to a Flatpak app? I'm using the GNU Octave Flatpak Gnu Octave Flatpak I would like the Octave Flatpak to have access to the "espeak" application (I use it to make a ...
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How to set options of commands called by browser? [closed]

Presently when Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) is set as at text property of SpeechSynthesisUtterance instance at Chromium or Firefox web browsers the SSML is not parsed at *nix as reflected ...
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How to use ssh to remotely signal a Ubuntu 16.04 system to speak out audible alerts without using incron

Brief: The question is about whether I should modify my Ubuntu 16.04 system to accomplish a task, or is there an easier way. This is a complex system of computers, involving a mix of languages and ...
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Can I use zesty/artful/bionic packages in xenial ubuntu?

I have xenial Ubuntu and wanted to install espeak by this command: sudo apt-get install espeak-ng-espeak But I got this error message: E: Unable to locate package espeak-ng-espeak Then I went to ...
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16.04 LTS How to make the system announce the time at the top of the hour with eSpeak

Past versions of Ubuntu had speech built in. Searching in Unity I can't find anything with the words "speak" nor "speech" that are relevant for TTS My plan is to have cron jobs speak so I can ...
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USB Del Sound Bar - Espeak issues

Please help! I currently do not hear any sound from my USB Del Soundbar when I do a espeak "hello world" from the terminal, but instead I get this error (although I do get working audio from YouTube):...
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undefined reference to espeak function

after typing make to compile a project that is depends on espeak i got the following error at linking stage `EspeakTTSWorker.cpp:(.text+0x118): undefined reference to `espeak_Initialize' ...
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Make Espeak read the words from picture on ubuntu [closed]

I m working on a project that helps visually impaired people to listen to the writings on the printed paper. I have dealed with the part of converting printed text picture into pdf file with digital ...
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How to add more Languages\Voices to `Espeak`?

I've installed Espeak and tried this & this. But still I need more ! How to get Indian Languages\Voices and so other languages like French, German,UK-English,etc.,? I tried to change the ...
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How to install more voices to Espeak?

Could you please help me to install voices from here, I read the manual But I don't know how can 'Get the en1'.
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crontab with espeak doesn't work when sound card is busy with google hangouts

There may not be a solution to this, but here's the problem nonetheless :) I'm on Ubuntu 14.04, using latest Chrome as my browser My sound card is busy being used by Google Hangouts My crontab is set ...
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How to use espeak command in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to use this command , and what is its benefits for a user . I know its for speech and can read documents , but how to use it ?
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Unable to install espeak software

Whenever I try to install espeak using apt-get install espeak it shows umang@ubuntu:~/Desktop$ apt-get install espeak E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: ...
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Japanese voice for espeak

What do I need to download to have espeak speak in Japanese? If I can't do it in espeak, is there a similar program I can run? Anything compatible with java or will run in the terminal will be ...