Hi Tim, I think the samall problem I wish to discuss has some relevance with what you wrote about loading emacspeak before anything else. I have been using emacspeak for almost 4 years starting from emacspeak-14. Except for this version on a Red Hat linux box, I have never heard the emacspeak startup icon: "This is emacspeak" spoken with Bach's Tocata & Fugue playing in the background. I am running a Fedora Core 3 setup and could not find anything under the /etc/ directory with emacs. But obviously the Fedora does some work when I start emacspeak because when I look at the *Messages* buffer (attached below) on line 24 there is mention of some RedHat specific functions being loaded But the top of the *Messages* buffer starts with the emacspeak startup file. Obviously your script is tailored for the debian distro. Does anybody feel like helping out? The problem is a trivial complaint but it would be nice to get the startup "jingle" back. Indeed I had forgotten about it and remembered only when a few days ago I ran the Oralux Live CD to help a blind person get started on linux etc. TIA. Cheers. Kalyan This is the *Messages* buffer immediately after I start emacspeak: (emacs -q -l /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak/lisp/emacspeak-setup.el -l /home/kalyan/.emacs) Loading disp-table...done Loading tool-bar...done Loading image...done Loading tooltip...done Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/lang-coding-systems-init.el (source)... Loading encoded-kb...done Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/lang-coding-systems-init.el (source)...done Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/php-mode-init.el (source)...done Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/po-mode-init.el (source)...done Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/psgml-init.el (source)...done Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/python-mode-init.el (source)...done Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/rpm-spec-mode-init.el (source)...done Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/w3m-init.el (source)...done For information about the GNU Project and its goals, type C-h C-p. Loading cl-macs...done Note: file is write protected Loading emacspeak... Loading cl-extra...done Loading emacspeak-loaddefs (source)... Note: file is write protected Loading emacspeak-loaddefs (source)...done Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak/lisp/emacspeak-cus-load.el (source)...done Loading /usr/libexec/emacs/21.3/i386-redhat-linux/fns-21.3.1.el (source)...done Loading bytecomp...done Loading byte-opt...done Loading emacspeak...done Loading voice-setup...done Loading voice-setup...done Loading replace... ad-handle-definition: `occur-mode-goto-occurrence' got redefined ad-handle-definition: `occur-next' got redefined ad-handle-definition: `occur-prev' got redefined Loading replace...done Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak/sounds/default-8k/define-theme.el (source)...done Loading /home/kalyan/.emacspeak/.dictionary...done Loading font-lock... Loading regexp-opt...done Loading font-lock...done Loading edmacro...done Loading vm-vars...done Loading cl-seq...done Loading vm-w3m (compiled; note, source file is newer)...done Loading /home/kalyan/emacspeak.el (source)...done Turned on auditory icons ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- To unsubscribe from the emacspeak list or change your address on the emacspeak list send mail to "firstname.lastname@example.org" with a subject of "unsubscribe" or "help"
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