[SATLUG] Speech to Text program

Cheryl Holmes cherylholmes72 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 11:02:07 CDT 2010

No, haven't checked out orca because I thought it was a screen magnifier
only and I can't see even using a screen magnifier any more.  I am using
gnome ubuntu 9.10.

I want the program to read any text on screen and to be able to type what I
tell it to, speech to text or text to speech.

Will the pseudo command download and install orca if it is this type of

Thanks a lot!

On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Don Davis <dondavis at reglue.org> wrote:

> Have you looked at orca?
> To install:
> sudo apt-get install gnome-orca
> Which Desktop do you use - Kde or Gnome or another?
> What would you like the program to do?
> On 09/06/2010 09:50 AM, Cheryl Holmes wrote:
> > Help! Does anyone know of a speech to text Linux/Ubuntu program like
> > JAWS...or even a place where I can order the cd or dvd for such a program
> > for Linux/Ubuntu.
> >
> > I am blind except for light perception now and haven't been able to read
> in
> > months.  My helper Cheryl does my computer work for me.
> >
> > Oh, or is there a place where I can order the cd/dvd for virtual machine
> to
> > run on Ubuntu.  Isn't that what I would need to run the windows program
> > on here?  I'm running 9.10 currently.
> >
> > Thanks in advanced!
> > Cheryl
> >
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