[Grml] speech script for grml

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Fri Feb 3 16:01:12 CET 2006

* Scott Berry <electronicman1961 at myfreedombox.com> [20060203 14:46]:

>  Got the speech working well.  Now I have one question.  I have a script for 
>  making Speakup talk.  I get as far as speech dispatcher and then it peeters 
>  out.  How do I tell Zsh to sleep or wait a few seconds before envoking the 
>  rest of the command.

How about using 'sleep $NUMBER_OF_SECONDS'? :)

>  Also is there any special syntax I must use to echo the
>  synth-name to /proc/speakup/synth_name in this script?  This will
>  also hold my prefered speech settings also.  I did do a chmod 777
>  to this file which is located in /usr/bin/sws.  Thanks for the
>  help.

Just execute:

echo sftsyn >/proc/speakup/synth_name

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