Distorted speech in Orca on 14.04

Milton milton at tomaatnet.nl
Wed Jun 25 17:23:50 UTC 2014

Hi Nick,
Yes, this is a known issue. When this happens on my machine Ipress
and type
killall speech-dispatcher
then press enter.
But last week I did a fresh install on my laptop of 14.04 and so far I 
did not met with this problem.
op 25-06-14 17:44, Nick Wood schreef:
> Hi all,
> I've just upgraded my Ubuntu installation from 12.04 to 14.04.  So far all
> appears to be well, apart from the fact that Orca will sometimes produce
> distorted/garbled speech.
> It's as if the speech rate goes so high that you can't make out what is
> being said.
> This doesn't happen all the time, but there doesn't seem to be a pattern to
> it either.  When it does go distorted, you can tab away from the control you
> were on and tab back to it, and it will speak the control properly at the
> normal speed.
> I've done some searching but couldn't find any definite pointers that might
> help pinpoint the problem.
> Can anyone offer any suggestions of things to try?
> Thanks in advance,
> Nick

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