installing ubuntu with speakup

David bearsfo at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 4 01:53:14 UTC 2023


OK let me try that and see if it comes up

--David


-----Original Message-----
From: Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at panix.com> 
Sent: Friday, February 03, 2023 5:00 PM
To: David <bearsfo at yahoo.com>; 'Volodymyr Dorozhinsky'
<dorozhinsky at ukr.net>; ubuntu-accessibility at lists.ubuntu.com
Subject: RE: installing ubuntu with speakup

Default for speakup is speakup-soft and you don't mess around with any
lists.  You just do sysctl enable espeakup then reboot.



Jude <jdashiel at panix dot com>
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On Fri, 3 Feb 2023, David wrote:

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> OK let me take another look tomorrow before I wipe out the whole thing 
> again, but from what I remember espeakup installed successfully, but I 
> am unable to find speakup_soft on the module list, and thus no speech
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> I don?t want GUI anyway, so I was using server 22.04
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> --David
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> From: Ubuntu-accessibility 
> <ubuntu-accessibility-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com> On Behalf Of Volodymyr 
> Dorozhinsky
> Sent: Friday, February 03, 2023 9:27 AM
> To: ubuntu-accessibility at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: installing ubuntu with speakup
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> Hi David,
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> I am currently using Ubuntu-Mate 22.04 and I've managed to install
espeakup package successfully. Do You see any errors during its
installation? If the package was successfully installed what is the output
of:
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> systemctl status espeakup.service
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> If the service is not running one should start it with:
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> sudo systemctl start espeakup.service
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> Also what I've noticed is that espeakup will not talk in tty console when
orca is running in graphical environment. So to make it work I am doing the
following steps:
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> 1. Login to graphical environment.
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> 2. In graphical environment (Mate DE in my case) open a terminal and run:
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> killall orca # WARNING! This will terminate orca
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> 3. Then switch to tty e.g. tty 3 by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F3 and login there.
After login espeakup should talk.
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> Best regards
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> Volodymyr
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> On 2/3/23 16:41, David wrote:
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> Hi there ?
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> After numerous tries, I am still unsuccessful in getting speakup to 
> work with ubuntu, and I contribute that largely to operator error 
> [that?s me!]
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> So, here I am, asking if anyone has step-by-step instructions on how to
install ubuntu from stratch and have speakup working correctly?
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> Use server version? Use desktop version? Do something else?
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> I do not need any desktop environments, just the plain command-line 
> interface with speakup
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> Thank you very much in advance, talk soon
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> --David
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