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How to get Festival to use better voices on Ubuntu Linux

I’ve seen so many posts all over the net about getting better voices on the Festival speech synthesizer. Many of them seem overly complicated with all sorts of download locations, broken links and things that just plain don’t work. I’ve discovered that on Ubuntu Linux (I’m currently on 22.04.3 LTS) it’s actually incredibly¬†simple. The voices How to get Festival to use better voices on Ubuntu Linux

Minimalist Music

There’s something about a ukulele. Small, light and cheap. And they can be played well too… There are virtuoso recorder players who counteract the argument that the recorder is a beginner’s instrument and has to sound bad. Likewise, ukulele’s seem to have the stigma of being a beginner’s instrument. But they don’t have to be. Minimalist Music