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stdin speaker via espeak

Terminal - stdin speaker via espeak
awk '{print}' | espeak -v pt -stdin
2009-06-07 20:45:44
User: m33600
Functions: awk
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stdin speaker via espeak

Speaks whatever comes in via stdin (-v pt = portuguese, default = englisg)

..speech part of keyboard event talker. Made to accomplish a simple alarm central based on a cheap keyboard circuit. This way I have one zone per direct keypress. Depends on keypress.sh. It speaks out loud wich zone (key) has been pressed ( faulted ). Here is keypress.sh :

#!/bin/bash

# keypress.sh: Detect a user keypress ("hot keys").

echo

old_tty_settings=$(stty -g) # Save old settings (why?).

stty -icanon

Keypress=$(head -c1) # or $(dd bs=1 count=1 2> /dev/null)

# on non-GNU systems

aplay -q /home/mm/bash/beep-1.wav

echo

echo "Chamada quarto \""$Keypress"\"."

echo

stty "$old_tty_settings" # Restore old settings.

# Thanks, Stephane Chazelas.

exit 0

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