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executing commands when network goes down or up

I'm trying to get the Network Manager dispatcher to run a script when the network interface comes up or goes down. I want to execute an espeak command when the connection goes up or goes down. I can ...
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Speech Dispatcher failing to start on Arch Linux

I use pulseaudio on my system. I have installed the tts applications espeak and flite. Both of which work perfectly when called from the commandline, but fail to work when called via spd-say. I need ...
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How can I emphasize certain words spoken by espeak?

I used espeak to speak some text in plain text files. However, some words in the file are emphasized using asterisks ("did you mean the *green* beans?"), and espeak will read them out literally ("did ...
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Is using system() function inside C++ code a fast way as using source codes? [closed]

As I know I can use system() function to using Linux terminal's commands inside my C++ code. For example system("aplay sound.wav");. I don't know can I write all the Linux commands like this or not, ...
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Access highlighted text from script?

Is it possible to access highlighted text via a shell script? I want to make a keyboard shortcut to use 'espeak' to read highlighted text.
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Chaining Linux terminal commands

I have a function that has my EV3 speak speak(){ espeak -a 200 -s 130 -v la --stdout "$@" | aplay; } it works by simply speak "Say this" I want it to say the contents of a file, so I have this ...
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how to get espeak to continuously speak stdout piped from netcat

I have a Raspberry pi 3 that I want to use as a sort of PA system, using espeak to announce stuff piped from netcat, which is getting input from a remote server. On the pi, I initiate the listener ...
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Sound output not working properly in chroot

So I have a 64-bit Linux Mint 17 system and I am trying to set up a chroot environment with a 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04-based system (actually something called Vinux, an Ubuntu remix). The problem is that ...
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How to prevent xbindkeys from consuming keyboard messages?

I thought I can get xbindkeys run this command: espeak -v en "a" whenever the key a is pressed. But xbindkeys expropriates (consumes) the keyboard message a. I thought this may fix: espeak -v en "a"...
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How do I redirect output from a command line app (howie AIML interpreter) to another command line app (espeak)?

I'd like to interact with an AIML interpreter that runs on the command line (Howie) using standard input and have the output played using espeak. I've tried: ./runme.py | espeak --stdin No ...
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Espeak showing some warnings and Input output error

I am running espeak on Linux Mint 14. Whenever I try to run it, it shows following warnings ( Not errors as it works correctly ). ALSA lib pcm.c:2217:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM cards.pcm....
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How to preload my .so every time an application executes?

I've successfully used a hook under Linux with this article: http://hackerboss.com/overriding-system-functions-for-fun-and-profit/ Now I want to make my .so file load every time espeak loads up, no ...