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Re: [Emacspeak] Installing Emacspeak on Ubuntu

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  • From: Bart Bunting <bart AT>
  • To: Lanie Carmelo <laniegcarmelo AT>
  • Cc: emacspeak AT
  • Subject: Re: [Emacspeak] Installing Emacspeak on Ubuntu
  • Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2024 14:43:48 +1000

Looks like you’re missing the espeak ng dev package


> On 28 Apr 2024, at 2:23 PM, Lanie Carmelo <emacspeak AT> wrote:
> Hi all. New subscriber here. I just put Linux on an old computer I have,
> and I'm trying to install Emacspeak. I've tried both the directions on the
> Emacspeak website and just installing the package found when I type sudo
> apt install emacspeak. When I tried the first option for the first time,
> make config didn't work, so I tried the second and got a Dpkg error code 1.
> I then tried following the directions on the website again, and this time I
> got to where I'm supposed to build a speech server. I chose eSpeak and made
> sure all eSpeak packages were installed. I tried to build it by typing make
> and got:
> g++ -g -O2 -fPIC -DPIC -pedantic -ansi -Wall -Wno-long-long
> --std=c++11 -I/usr/include/tcl8.6 -c -o tclespeak.o tclespeak.cpp
> tclespeak.cpp:41:10: fatal error: espeak-ng/speak_lib.h: No such file or
> directory
> 41 | #include <espeak-ng/speak_lib.h>
> | ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> compilation terminated.
> make: *** [<builtin>: tclespeak.o] Error 1
> rarebird15@rarebird15-HP-Laptop-14-dq0xxx:~/emacspeak/servers/native-espeak$
> ^C
> rarebird15@rarebird15-HP-Laptop-14-dq0xxx:~/emacspeak/servers/native-espeak$
> Has anyone else encountered this? Can you give me any suggestions on how to
> fix it? Thanks.
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