[Bug 353910] [NEW] KDE Speech is truncated

Jonathan Duddington jonsd at jsd.clara.co.uk
Thu Apr 2 17:00:20 BST 2009

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: kdeaccessibility

Kubuntu 9.04 i386 Beta (updated to 2/Apr/2009).

1.  When I speak text using KDE Text-to-speech, the speech is abruptly
truncated.  For example the text "1 2 3 4 5 6" is spoken only as "1 2".

2.  The "Test" button in the Talker Configuration dialog has no effect
(the test message is not heard).

Both these bugs occur with both Festival and eSpeak voices in different

Both these bugs only occur if the KTTSMgr "Audio" option is set to "KDE
(Phonon)".  If I change the option to "ALSA" then the problem does not

The problem is that "KDE (Phonon)" seems to be the default option, so
this error occurs by default.  So until it is fixed, then it would be
better to change the default "Audio" option to "ALSA".

** Affects: kdeaccessibility (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: kttsd phonon

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