Speech-dispatcher on Fedora 9
buchal at brailcom.org
Tue Nov 11 14:55:51 CET 2008
>>>>> "LB" == Lars Bjørndal <lars.bjorndal at broadpark.no> writes:
LB> It seems to me that pulseaudio is, in Fedora, started somewhat
LB> automagically by GNOME, and it seems that it's under the user
LB> 'pulse'. Ok, so I started speech-dispatcher as the user pulse,
LB> and 'spd-say test', speaks. By the way, I get the following log
LB> output after spd-say:
I'm not an expert for pulseaudio but I think that the streategy is, that
pulse runs under user who is lodged. If pulseaudio runs under pulse, I
think that pulse works as system wide service. If it is true then
probably will be ok if you add an user to a pulse group. pulse-access
for example or something similar it depends on you system.
LB> [root at lapx ~]# spd-say test [root at lapx ~]# E: authkey.c: Failed
LB> to open cookie file '//.pulse-cookie': No su ch file or
LB> directory E: authkey.c: Failed to load authorization key
LB> '//.pulse-cookie': No such file o r directory W: context.c: No
LB> cookie loaded. Attempting to connect without.
LB> However, after starting SD as user pulse, I cannot use paplay
LB> any more:
And SD works with pulse output method?
LB> [root at lapx ~]# paplay /usr/share/sounds/warning.wav Connection
LB> failure: Access denied [root at lapx ~]#
LB> And no, I'm stucked...
>> Regarding a configuration of SD you can use system configuration
>> in /etc/speech-dispatcher or in .speech-dispatcher in your home,
>> in home of user under which you runs SD. I recomment you try
>> spd-conf script for easier configuration of SD.
LB> That script seems to be missing in the Fedora distribution.
Hm, it seams that in Fedora is older version of SD. Which version you
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