Speech-dispatcher on Fedora 9
buchal at brailcom.org
Tue Nov 11 15:34:01 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> I've already added my regualr user lrs into the groups pulse,
LB> pulse-rt and pulse-access. After that, I started pulseaudio as
LB> user lrs, and I got error about couldn't connect to pulse.:
You need start it then as root user probably, but that must say someone
who use RedHat.
LB> However, after starting SD as user pulse, I cannot use paplay
LB> any more:
>> And SD works with pulse output method?
LB> spd-say spoke, yes. But paplay stopped working.
But the question is, if SD realy works with pulse audio output method or
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 have there?
LB> It's speech-dispatcher-0.6.6-18.
I think that spd-conf is from 0.6.7 version.
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