[clug] Text to speech

Paul Warren u3292467 at anu.edu.au
Wed Dec 10 07:05:04 GMT 2003

On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 16:16:37 +1100
Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:

> So,
> I've apt-get installed festival on my Debian unstable box. Sound works on this
> box, with OSS as a module, and support for my cs4281.
> Anyways, I go:
> echo "hello" | festival --tts
> And it blocks. No sound is produced. Is there something obvious I am missing, or
> a different package people tend to use for this sort of stuff?

Check that you have read and write access to /dev/dsp* /dev/mixer*

xmms will also block with oss if you don't have the right permissions

Paul Warren
u3292467 at anu dot edu dot au

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