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

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Unknown, or unavailable dependency for gespeaker, needing python!

Wanting gespeaker for ubuntu. So I managed to install Python2 in my Ubuntu 20.04 installation. sudo apt-get install python2 sudo python2 setup.py install Looks like no errors -/ Still claims ...
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Audio files not working with crontab

Can someone help me to solve the below issue? I am trying to run audio with espeak using crontab/cron job. When running the espeak without cron working fine but when I try with cron job it is hanging(...
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I'm trying to create a speak app but i got error as Segmentation fault

Hai hello my fellow geeks,I'm trying to build text speaking app with Python, Here this is my code.. import pyttsx3 import PyPDF2 book=open("LifesAmazingSecets.pdf",'rb') pdfReader=PyPDF2....
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5.8 kernel in ubuntu 20.04?

I have an Ubuntu 20.04.2 machine and my kernel is 5.8. In Ubuntu 20.04 the kernel version is 5.4 and not 5.8, while I've also seen Ubuntu 20.04.2 machines running kernel version 5.4. Is this a bug? ...
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How to use Firefox narrate with Mbrola

I use Firefox on Ubuntu. I installed espeak. When I use Narrate, Firefox reads a text with robotic espeak voices. I installed Mbrola with french voices. I can use espeak + mbrola on cli: espeak -v mb/...
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espeak text to speech sounds very weird while running pyttsx3 code on ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I am bit new to linux and I tried to run this python code. At the first time it asked me to install libespeak-dev and try to run the code again. After installing it when I ran the code the sound was ...
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Speech Dispatcher not working after changing voice to Festival

I followed these instructions for how to change the default voice for spd-say from espeak to festival hoping that would allow me to use festival in Chrome with a text-to-speech extension I have ...
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Executing commands when network goes up or down using dispatcher.d

I'm trying to get the Network Manager dispatcher to run a script when the network interface comes up or goes down. I want to execute an espeak command when the connection goes up or goes down. I can ...
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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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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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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 ...