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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY freetts-download-http "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/freetts/freetts-&freetts-version;-src.zip">
8 <!ENTITY freetts-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY freetts-md5sum "f3e3ceae5b8cb5e175b50931f2e350e8">
10 <!ENTITY freetts-size "14.1 MB">
11 <!ENTITY freetts-buildsize "112 MB">
12 <!ENTITY freetts-time "0.4 SBU">
13
14 <!ENTITY freetts-testsuite-download "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/freetts/freetts-&freetts-version;-tst.zip">
15 <!ENTITY freetts-testsuite-md5sum "8e461701ee94b3942cc37783f6de4128">
16 <!ENTITY freetts-testsuite-size "3.9 MB">
17
18]>
19
20<sect1 id="freetts" xreflabel="FreeTTS-&freetts-version;">
21 <?dbhtml filename="freetts.html"?>
22
23 <sect1info>
24 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
25 <date>$Date$</date>
26 </sect1info>
27
28 <title>FreeTTS-&freetts-version;</title>
29
30 <indexterm zone="freetts">
31 <primary sortas="a-FreeTTS">FreeTTS</primary>
32 </indexterm>
33
34 <sect2 role="package">
35 <title>Introduction to FreeTTS</title>
36
37 <para>The <application>FreeTTS</application> package contains a speech
38 synthesis system written entirely in the <application>Java</application>
39 programming language. It is based upon
40 <ulink url="http://www.cmuflite.org/">Flite</ulink>: a small run-time
41 speech synthesis engine developed at Carnegie Mellon University.
42 <application>Flite</application> is derived from the
43 <ulink url="http://www.cstr.ed.ac.uk/projects/festival/">Festival</ulink>
44 Speech Synthesis System from the University of Edinburgh and the
45 <ulink url ="http://festvox.org/">FestVox</ulink> project from Carnegie
46 Mellon University. The <application>FreeTTS</application> package is used
47 to convert text to audible speech through the system audio hardware.</para>
48
49 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
50 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
51 <listitem>
52 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&freetts-download-http;"/></para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&freetts-download-ftp;"/></para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>Download MD5 sum: &freetts-md5sum;</para>
59 </listitem>
60 <listitem>
61 <para>Download size: &freetts-size;</para>
62 </listitem>
63 <listitem>
64 <para>Estimated disk space required: &freetts-buildsize;</para>
65 </listitem>
66 <listitem>
67 <para>Estimated build time: &freetts-time;</para>
68 </listitem>
69 </itemizedlist>
70
71 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
72 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
73 <listitem>
74 <para>Test suite: <ulink url="&freetts-testsuite-download;"/></para>
75 </listitem>
76 <listitem>
77 <para>Download MD5 sum: &freetts-testsuite-md5sum;</para>
78 </listitem>
79 <listitem>
80 <para>Download size: &freetts-testsuite-size;</para>
81 </listitem>
82 </itemizedlist>
83
84 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">FreeTTS Dependencies</bridgehead>
85
86 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
87 <para><xref linkend="apache-ant"/> (and
88 <ulink url="http://www.junit.org/">JUnit</ulink>
89 to run the test suite),
90 <xref linkend="unzip"/> and working audio hardware/software.</para>
91
92 </sect2>
93
94 <sect2 role="installation">
95 <title>Installation of FreeTTS</title>
96
97 <para>The <application>FreeTTS</application> package is distributed in
98 ZIP format and the <command>unzip</command> command will default to
99 creating an unused source directory. Additionally,
100 <command>unzip</command>ping the test suite file will prompt for questions
101 about overwriting existing files. Use the following commands to
102 <command>unzip</command> the source files:</para>
103
104<screen><userinput>unzip -q freetts-&freetts-version;-src.zip -x META-INF/* &amp;&amp;
105unzip -q freetts-&freetts-version;-tst.zip \
106 -x {META-INF/*,freetts-&freetts-version;/{acknowledgments.txt,license.terms}}</userinput></screen>
107
108 <para>Install <application>FreeTTS</application> by running the following
109 commands:</para>
110
111<screen><userinput>cd lib &amp;&amp;
112yes | sh jsapi.sh &amp;&amp;
113cd .. &amp;&amp;
114ant</userinput></screen>
115
116 <para>To test the results, issue:</para>
117
118<screen><userinput>ant junit &amp;&amp;
119sh regression.sh</userinput></screen>
120
121 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
122
123<screen role="root"><userinput>install -v -m755 -d /opt/freetts-&freetts-version;/{lib,docs/{audio,images}} &amp;&amp;
124install -v -m644 lib/*.jar /opt/freetts-&freetts-version;/lib &amp;&amp;
125install -v -m644 *.txt RELEASE_NOTES license.terms \
126 docs/*.{pdf,html,txt,sx{w,d}} \
127 /opt/freetts-&freetts-version;/docs &amp;&amp;
128install -v -m644 docs/audio/* /opt/freetts-&freetts-version;/docs/audio &amp;&amp;
129install -v -m644 docs/images/* /opt/freetts-&freetts-version;/docs/images &amp;&amp;
130cp -v -R javadoc /opt/freetts-&freetts-version; &amp;&amp;
131ln -v -s freetts-&freetts-version; /opt/freetts</userinput></screen>
132
133 <para>Optionally, install any or all of the additional
134 <application>FreeTTS</application> components using the following
135 commands as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user
136 (see the Command Explanations section for details):</para>
137
138<screen role="root"><userinput>cp -v -R bin /opt/freetts-&freetts-version; &amp;&amp;
139install -v -m644 speech.properties /opt/jdk/jdk/jre/lib &amp;&amp;
140cp -v -R tools /opt/freetts-&freetts-version; &amp;&amp;
141cp -v -R mbrola /opt/freetts-&freetts-version; &amp;&amp;
142cp -v -R demo /opt/freetts-&freetts-version;</userinput></screen>
143
144 </sect2>
145
146 <sect2 role="commands">
147 <title>Command Explanations</title>
148
149 <para><command>yes | sh jsapi.sh</command>: This command installs the
150 <application>Java Speech API</application> into the
151 <application>FreeTTS</application> source tree. <command>yes</command>
152 is piped so that this command can be scripted and will automatically
153 agree to the JSAPI license terms. You can view the license you are
154 agreeing to at
155 <ulink url="http://linuxfromscratch.org/~randy/jsapi-license.txt"/>.</para>
156
157 <para><command>ant</command>: <application>FreeTTS</application> uses the
158 <application>Apache Ant</application> build system instead of the GNU
159 <application>autotools</application>. This commands builds everything,
160 including the class libraries, tools and demos.</para>
161
162 <para><command>cp -v -R bin ...</command>;
163 <command>install -v -m644 speech.properties</command>: These two commands
164 install the demonstration programs. Optionally copy the
165 <filename>speech.properties</filename> file to
166 <filename>~/speech.properties</filename> if you don't want to make it
167 available system-wide.</para>
168
169 <para><command>cp -v -R tools ...</command>: This installs the voice data
170 import utilities. See the <filename>README.html</filename> files in the
171 <filename class='directory'>tools/</filename> subdirectories for
172 information and instructions about using the tools.</para>
173
174 <para><command>cp -v -R mbrola ...</command>: This installs the
175 <filename class='libraryfile'>mbrola.jar</filename> file, required if you
176 use the <ulink
177 url="http://freetts.sourceforge.net/mbrola/README.html">MBROLA</ulink>
178 voices.</para>
179
180 <para><command>cp -v -R demo ...</command>: This installs the sources
181 and documentation for the demonstration programs.</para>
182
183 <para>For additional information and documentation about the
184 <application>FreeTTS</application> project, visit the main web page at
185 <ulink url="http://freetts.sourceforge.net"/>.</para>
186
187 </sect2>
188
189 <sect2 role="testing">
190 <title>Testing the Installation</title>
191
192 <para>Test the installation using the following command:</para>
193
194<screen><userinput>java -jar /opt/freetts/lib/freetts.jar \
195 -text "This is a test of the FreeTTS speech synthesis system"</userinput></screen>
196
197 <para>Depending on the setup of your audio drivers and software, you
198 may have to add the <option>-streaming</option> switch to the command
199 as shown below:</para>
200
201<screen><userinput>java -jar /opt/freetts/lib/freetts.jar -streaming \
202 -text "This is a test of the FreeTTS speech synthesis system"</userinput></screen>
203
204 </sect2>
205
206 <sect2 role="content">
207 <title>Contents</title>
208
209 <segmentedlist>
210 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
211 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
212 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
213
214 <seglistitem>
215 <seg>None</seg>
216 <seg>/opt/freetts-&freetts-version;/lib/*.jar</seg>
217 <seg>/opt/freetts-&freetts-version;</seg>
218 </seglistitem>
219 </segmentedlist>
220
221 <variablelist>
222 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
223 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
224 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
225
226 <varlistentry>
227 <term><filename class='libraryfile'>*.jar </filename></term>
228 <listitem>
229 <para>contains the class libraries which make up the
230 <application>FreeTTS</application> speech synthesis system.</para>
231 </listitem>
232 </varlistentry>
233 </variablelist>
234
235 </sect2>
236
237</sect1>
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