Starting Jovie and Setting General Options

Once you have configured at least one talker, you can start the KDE Text-to-Speech System. Click on the General tab. The General screen appears. You can also set some general options on this screen.

The KDE Text-to-Speech Manager (General tab)


Check this box to activate the Jovie system. This starts the KDE TTS Daemon (Jovie). If Jovie starts successfully, the Jobs tab will appear. Once Jovie has been started, you can begin creating and speaking text jobs. See the section called “Managing Text Jobs”. Unchecking will stop Jovie and deactivate the KDE TTS system.


Be sure to click here to save your settings.