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Re: [libreoffice-users] speech to text for LibrO - Ubuntu?


On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 21:59 -0400, webmaster for Kracked Press
Productions wrote:

> On 03/30/2011 01:24 PM, toki wrote:
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> > On 25/03/2011 18:22, webmaster for Kracked Press Productions wrote:
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> >> Do anyone know of any free Speech to text packages that work with
> > LibreOffice, and used Ubuntu?
> >
> > I'd suggest Vinux, rather than vanilla Ubuntu.
> >
> I have dealt with Ubuntu for almost 2 years now, 14 months using it as
> my default computer.
> I never heard of Vinux.
>
> What I need is a good Speech to text for some Linux OS since the lady
> that need it cannot afford to buy a faster used computer and buy a
> Windows OS that is newer than the Win2000 she has on her PIII computer.
> I spent my money on the fastest Quad desktop I could afford and did not
> spend a penny on Windows.
> > There are a plethora of patents hindering development of a reliable
> > FLOSS speech to text package. The non-FLOSS players in that field
> > usually have enough patents that cross-licensing deals can be easily
> > worked out.
> >
> > jonathon
> > - --
> > If Bing copied Google, there wouldn't be anything new worth requesting.
> >
> > If Bing did not copy Google, there wouldn't be anything relevant worth
> > requesting.
> >
> > DaveJakeman 20110207 Groklaw.
> >
>
>

I looked up Vinux on Distrowatch, it is Debian/Ubuntu derivative for the
visually impaired. I have not tested them yet.

Their website is http://vinuxproject.org/ . Hope this helps your friend.
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Jay Lozier
Jslozier@gmail.com

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[libreoffice-users] speech to text for LibrO - Ubuntu?webmaster for Kracked Press Productions <webmaster@krackedpress.com>
Re: [libreoffice-users] speech to text for LibrO - Ubuntu?toki <toki.kantoor@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-users] speech to text for LibrO - Ubuntu?webmaster for Kracked Press Productions <webmaster@krackedpress.com>
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