how do I get Speech working with Firefox?

Norberto Meijome freebsd at
Mon Aug 18 01:04:47 UTC 2008

On Sun, 17 Aug 2008 14:20:50 -0700
Gary Kline <kline at> wrote:

> On Sun, 2008-08-17 at 20:17 +1000, Norberto Meijome wrote:
> > On Sat, 16 Aug 2008 14:46:04 -0700
> > Gary Kline <kline at> wrote:
> > 
> > > 	Anybody know what I'm not doing right and that the java app
> > > 	fails to produce speech from one of the firefox "applets"?
> > 

{ please keep the ML in the TO or CC of your emails, so others can help :) )

> > Gary,
> > it would help if you said what are you doing , and what isn't happening, so someone can say what are you doing, if anything, wrong.
> > 
> > Just to try to make it a useful reply, you do have java support working on your ffox, right? 
> > 
> Yes, I installed the required java suite; 

and it is shown in about:plugins ? 

for example, mine shows :


Java(TM) Plug-in 1.6.0_03-p4-b00

    File name:
    Java(TM) Plug-in 1.6.0_03
[table follows showing all supported types ]

> I pulled down the speech deal,

I still don't know what is this speech deal you mention. 

> then then I moused a few paragraphs and hit the Speech area, nada.


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