I regained interest in festival after hearing the voice of 'Linn' from the lottalinuxlinks.com podcast.
I initially used festival to read text files of information i had to read while i was studying for an
This is due to the fact that it's a challenge to focus for a period of time reading long documents on
a monitor screen, i prefer a book or paper print, sorry trees.
This time around festival comes in handy for reading documentation while I'm preparing for a CCNA test. The default festival voice, even though i got use to it, is a little robotic. I also prefer to hear a female voice, so i decided to give it a shot and install and configure a female voice from the mbrola project. Here we go on Edbuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper) .
I also hope this is helpful for the person who voiced in on the lottalinuxlinks podcast, about the
issue he was having with getting
his to work