yasr-0.6.9_5.txz


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Description

yasr - General-purpose console screen reader

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 12
Repository FreeBSD Ports Quarterly i386
Package filename yasr-0.6.9_5.txz
Package name yasr
Package version 0.6.9
Package release 5
Package architecture i386
Package type txz
Category accessibility
Homepage http://yasr.sourceforge.net/
License LGPL20
Maintainer David.K.Gerry@GMail.com
Download size 52.20 KB
Installed size 136.29 KB
YASR ("Yet Another Screen Reader") is an attempt at a lightweight,
portable screen reader. It works by opening a shell in a pty and
intercepting all user input/output, maintaining a window of what
should be on the screen by looking at the codes and text sent to the
screen. It thus uses no Linuxisms such as /dev/vcsa0 and does not
necessarily need to be setuid root (the only requirement being that
the user be able to access the tts device).
WWW: http://yasr.sourceforge.net/
Options:
- DOCS: on
- NLS: on
==============================================================================
Yasr requires a text-to-speech engine to work. FreeBSD offers two: Festival
and FLite (Festival Lite). Edit the system configuration file
/usr/local/share/yasr/yasr.conf
or user configuration file ~/.yasr.conf and set "synthesizer" and
"synthesizer port".
NOTE: To use FLite requires the Emacspeak speech server eflite to be
installed.
EXAMPLES:
Festival
synthesizer=festival
sythesizer port=|/usr/local/bin/festival
Festival running as a server
synthesizer=festival
synthesizer port=127.0.0.1:1314
FLite
synthesizer=Emacspeak server
synthesizer port=|/usr/local/bin/eflite
See man page for more information.
==============================================================================

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
yasr-0.6.9_5.txz 0.6.9 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
yasr-0.6.9_5.txz 0.6.9 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Latest
yasr-0.6.9_5.txz 0.6.9 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
yasr - - -

Requires

Name Value
gettext-runtime = 0.19.8.1_2
libintl.so.8 -

Download

Type URL
Mirror pkg.freebsd.org
Binary Package yasr-0.6.9_5.txz
Source Package accessibility/yasr

Install Howto

Install yasr txz package:

# pkg install yasr

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