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14.2 > Accessibility > speech-dispatcher (0.10.1)

Speech Dispatcher is a device independent layer for speech synthesis
that provides a common easy to use interface for both client
applications (programs that want to speak) and for software
synthesizers (programs actually able to convert text to speech). To
use Speech Dispatcher, you will also need a Software synthesizer, such
as espeak, flite (available on, or festival (not
available on

festival-freebsoft-utils is an optional dependency.

This requires: dotconf, python3, pyxdg

Maintained by: Edward W. Koenig
ChangeLog: speech-dispatcher


Source Downloads:
speech-dispatcher-0.10.1.tar.gz (49bc64d8517762d9c9818f5ef3d3bc42)

Download SlackBuild:
speech-dispatcher.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.2

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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