Howto make Ubuntu to read feeds for you
sudo apt-get install akregator
kttsd (KDE Text-to-Speech Deamon) is a non-gui application that runs in the background, providing TTS support to KDE applications. To install this use the following command,
sudo apt-get install kttsd
Festival is a general multi-lingual speech syntheses system and it offers a full text to speech system with various APIs, as well an environment for development and research of speech synthesis techniques. To install this use the following command,
sudo apt-get install festival
Run kttsd using by executing the following command,
Go to Application --> Internet --> Akregator
After getting the Akregator,
Go to Settings --> Toolbars and select Speech Toolbar(Akregator).
Now you can see a parrot icon in the toolbar.
Yeah, now select the articles whatever you want to read and click the "parrot" icon in the toolbar. Hope it starts reading feeds for you.
I installed the stuffs ,but it doesn’t work .
I could see the tool bar,and I can click on the play icon.However ,no sound came out.
Can you tell me why and how can I fix it?
My system is Ubuntu 9.10.
hello, i have ubuntu 10.10 and not worked this method =(
after install i edit /etc/default/speech-dispatcher
and start speech-dispatcher, because kttsd say unknown command