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The Cat That Has Linux's Tongue

Mar 03, 2015, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

When I first decided that I wanted to use text to speech on a daily basis, I began researching and testing the available applications.

The Mint/Ubuntu repositories showed much promise. The first thing I did was become acquainted with the KDE app Jovie. It???s appeal was that it's built to work right in KDE, but right out of the gate I ran into a such a high level of complexity and gaping holes in usability that I just shut it down and began searching for other solutions. Apparently, Jovie depends on other voice "synthesisers" to get working.

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