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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY gnome-speech-download-http "http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-speech/0.3/gnome-speech-&gnome-speech-version;.tar.bz2">
8<!ENTITY gnome-speech-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-speech/0.3/gnome-speech-&gnome-speech-version;.tar.bz2">
9<!ENTITY gnome-speech-md5sum "34382d0b33146b1f8fc5239895471369">
10<!ENTITY gnome-speech-size "255 KB">
11<!ENTITY gnome-speech-buildsize "4.6 MB">
12<!ENTITY gnome-speech-time "0.15 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="gnome-speech" xreflabel="GNOME Speech-&gnome-speech-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="gnome-speech.html"?>
21<title>GNOME Speech-&gnome-speech-version;</title>
22
23<sect2>
24<title>Introduction to <application><acronym>GNOME</acronym>
25Speech</application></title>
26
27<para>
28The <application><acronym>GNOME</acronym> Speech</application> package
29provides a simple general <acronym>API</acronym> for producing text-to-speech
30output. Multiple backends are supported by the
31<application><acronym>GNOME</acronym> Speech</application> library, but
32currently only the <application>Festival</application> backend is built by
33default; the other backends require either Java or proprietary software.
34</para>
35
36<sect3><title>Package information</title>
37<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
38<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
39url="&gnome-speech-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
41url="&gnome-speech-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Download size: &gnome-speech-size;</para></listitem>
43<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
44&gnome-speech-buildsize;</para></listitem>
45<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
46&gnome-speech-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
47</sect3>
48
49<sect3><title><application><acronym>GNOME</acronym> Speech</application>
50dependencies</title>
51<sect4><title>Required</title>
52<para><xref linkend="libbonobo"/></para>
53</sect4>
54
55<sect4><title>Optional</title>
56<para><xref linkend="java-access-bridge"/>,
57<ulink url="http://www.cstr.ed.ac.uk/projects/festival/">Festival</ulink>,
58<ulink url="http://freetts.sourceforge.net/">FreeTTS</ulink>,
59<ulink url="http://www.ibm.com/software/voice/viavoice/">ViaVoice</ulink>,
60<ulink url="http://www.scansoft.com/">Eloquence</ulink>,
61<ulink url="http://www.fonix.com/">DECTalk</ulink> and
62<ulink url="http://www.cepstral.com/">Theta</ulink></para>
63</sect4>
64</sect3>
65
66</sect2>
67
68<sect2>
69<title>Installation of <application><acronym>GNOME</acronym>
70Speech</application></title>
71
72<note><para>You must install at least one of the backend drivers for
73<application><acronym>GNOME</acronym> Speech</application> to render speech
74through the audio hardware. Testing the installation of the backend driver
75to ensure it produces desired results before installing
76<application><acronym>GNOME</acronym> Speech</application> is
77recommended.</para></note>
78
79<para>Install <application><acronym>GNOME</acronym> Speech</application> by
80running the following commands:</para>
81
82<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=`pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0` &amp;&amp;
83make &amp;&amp;
84make install</command></userinput></screen>
85
86</sect2>
87
88<sect2>
89<title>Command explanations</title>
90
91<para><option>--with-jab-dir=`pkg-config
92--variable=prefix ORBit-2.0`/share/jar</option>: Use this option if you
93have installed the <application>Java Access Bridge</application> package and
94wish to have <application><acronym>GNOME</acronym> Speech</application> build
95in Java support.</para>
96
97<para>Note: see the <filename>README</filename> and
98<filename>INSTALL</filename> files in the package source tree for the correct
99parameters to pass to <command>configure</command> to enable the desired
100backends.</para>
101
102</sect2>
103
104<sect2>
105<title>Testing the installation</title>
106
107<para>You can test all the available backend drivers, voices and audio
108hardware using the <command>test-speech</command> command. Invoking
109<command>test-speech</command> produces a menu allowing you to select
110a backend driver, then prompts you (with on-screen prompts and text-to-speech
111audio) for additional information.</para>
112
113</sect2>
114
115<sect2>
116<title>Contents</title>
117
118<para>The <application><acronym>GNOME</acronym> Speech</application>
119package contains
120<command>festival-synthesis-driver</command>,
121<command>test-speech</command> and
122<filename class="libraryfile">libgnomespeech</filename>. Other drivers
123and libraries are also installed if you have enabled additional
124backends.</para>
125
126</sect2>
127
128<sect2><title>Description</title>
129
130<sect3><title>test-speech</title>
131<para><command>test-speech</command> is used to test the various backend
132drivers and voices installed on the system.</para>
133</sect3>
134
135<sect3><title>libgnomespeech</title>
136<para><filename class="libraryfile">libgnomespeech</filename> provides
137the <acronym>API</acronym> for programs to convert text into
138speech.</para>
139</sect3>
140
141</sect2>
142
143</sect1>
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