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+espeakup is a program which makes it possible for speakup to use
+the espeak software synthesizer. It does this by reading speakup's
+softsynth device and passing the text to espeak which actually speaks
+This program works with the speakup screen reader, which is included
+in the kernel provided by Slackware.
+This program should be run after speakup is set up to communicate with a
+software synthesizer and after /dev/softsynth exists.
+This requires espeak.