Installing Emacspeak HOWTO

Jennifer Jobst

James Van Zandt

December 4, 2001

Revision History
Revision 1.0December 4, 2001Revised by: JEJ
First release
Revision 1.0 DRAFTNovember 9, 2001Revised by: JEJ
Revision Emacspeak HOWTO1996-2001Revised by: JVZ
Previously, this document was known as the Emacspeak HOWTO, and was written and maintained by Mr. James Van Zandt.

This document contains the installation instructions for the Emacspeak audio desktop application for Linux.

Table of Contents
1. Legal Notice
2. Introduction
3. Documentation Conventions
4. Requirements
4.1. Linux Distributions
4.2. Emacs
4.3. Background applications
4.4. Speech Synthesizers
4.4.1. Hardware synthesizers
4.4.2. Software synthesizers
5. Installing Emacspeak
6. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
7. Additional resources
8. Appendix A: Installing Linux from a DOS machine
8.1. Requirments
8.2. Connecting the computers
8.3. Installation
9. Appendix B: Installing ViaVoice TTS
9.1. Downloading ViaVoice
9.2. Installing ViaVoice RTK
9.3. Installing ViaVoice SDK
9.4. Testing the installation
10. Acknowledgments