stdin speaker via espeak

awk '{print}' | espeak -v pt -stdin
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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By: m33600
2009-06-07 20:45:44
awk

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