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Speak Up In Linux Using eSpeak

Jan 04, 2012, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Linuxaria for this link. ]

Sometimes we want our Linux box to speak to/for us.This ability is very useful to make announcements and alerts in case of many critical events in our machines or can be used just for sheer fun. There exists a command line synthesized known as eSpeak that comes pre installed in Ubuntu.

You can also install it on debian systems by typing the command sudo apt-get install espeak in a command console .For all other operating systems you can install it from source available at http://espeak.sourceforge.net/download.html

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