[SATLUG] Speech to Text program

Christopher Lemire christopher.lemire at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 23:37:30 CDT 2010


I have started making one. It's on my blog in my signature.

http://linuxinnovations.blogspot.com/2010/07/my-text-to-speech-app.html

On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Cheryl Holmes <cherylholmes72 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Do I understand correctly that the ktts in kde would not work or would not
> work properly on a gnome desktop?
>
> I did already install orca from synoptic.  Sounds like I need to do the
> sudo
> commands yet.
>
> Will give that a shot and see what happens.  Only other alternative is
> maybe
> ordering virtual machine cd from linux perhaps to run JAWS?
>
> I can check to see if there is any info in previous cd's that Herb has sent
> me to see where to order.  Maybe they also would have one for orca which
> would make install simpler perhaps for my worker Cheryl who is typing this
> for me now.
>
> Thanks a lot Don!  I appreciate it very much.
> Cheryl
>
> On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 12:51 PM, Don Davis <dondavis at reglue.org> wrote:
>
> > It seems that orca is also a screen reader. There are several text to
> > speech readers in linux - it seems that your priority is a screen reader.
> >
> > sudo s  u  d  o
> >
> > gives permissions to the program apt-get that installs the program
> >
> > you could also try finding orca in synaptic
> >
> > in a terminal window you will type
> >
> > sudo apt-get update
> > sudo apt-get install gnome-orca
> >
> > speech to text will be a bit more difficult.
> >
> > ktts for the kde desktop is highly recommended
> >
> > try orca and see what you think.
> >
> >
> >
> > On 09/06/2010 11:02 AM, Cheryl Holmes wrote:
> > > 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
> > > program?
> > >
> > > Thanks a lot!
> > > Cheryl
> > >
> > > 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
> > >> JAWS
> > >>> on here?  I'm running 9.10 currently.
> > >>>
> > >>> Thanks in advanced!
> > >>> Cheryl
> > >>>
> > >>
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