Orca Preferences won't launch

Ian Pascoe softy.lofty.ilp at btinternet.com
Tue Nov 27 21:19:31 GMT 2007

Hi Tomas

How / where do I find which processes are currently running in an accessable


-----Original Message-----
From: Tomas Cerha [mailto:cerha at brailcom.org]
Sent: 24 November 2007 09:09
To: Ian Pascoe
Subject: Re: Orca Preferences won't launch

Ian Pascoe napsal(a):
> Ever since upgrading to Gutsy I haven't been able to launch the Orca
> preferences using <Orca Key Insert> + Space Bar.  When I do this I get the
> message "Orca Preferences launching - this may take some time" and the
> speech disappears, although the screen magnification remains running.

I have seen this caused by the festival Gnome Speech driver.  Can you
check, whether there is the process named 'festival-synthesis-driver',
which is using 100% CPU?  For example using the 'top' utility.

Regards, Tomas

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