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Sometimes, maybe in conjunction with accessibility, you want your computer to speak with you. For that, different applications are available:

Applications

Example: festival

You need the software festival and the following example:

duffman:~/speech_tools # festival
Festival Speech Synthesis System 1.95:beta July 2004
Copyright (C) University of Edinburgh, 1996-2004. All rights reserved.
For details type `(festival_warranty)'
festival> (SayText "You are a cool Linux guru")