Wow! It speaks!

Luke Yelavich themuso at
Mon Feb 6 11:40:08 GMT 2006

On Mon, Feb 06, 2006 at 10:21:54PM EST, Enrico Zini wrote:
> Hello,
> I've finally managed to install a Breezy and play with accessibility
> technology for the blind.  I installed gnopernicus, did the
> Desktop/Preferences part, enabling screen reading and logged out.
> Logging in again, I saw that gnopernicus started but I didn't hear any
> voice.  After playing around a while, it suddendly started speaking.
> It's kind of working, although sometimes the voice stops and after a
> while it comes back again.
> How come the voice is so unreliable?

You probably still have esd running. The speech is able to be heard at 
the times when esd is not holding the sound card. Try turning off the 
sound server in the preferences and then either kill esd, or log out and 
back in.

Hope this helps.
Luke Yelavich
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