Hi everyone. I'm trying to upgrade my Gentoo system to use Systemd
instead of Openrc. I use the Speakup screen reader built into my
kernel and the Espeak software synthesizer. I also use Espeakup to
connect the two. Starting Espeakup was easy under Openrc using an
Init script which the ebuild installed, but I cannot figure out how to
start it under Systemd. As I understand it, you can only start a
program under Systemd if you have the appropriate Systemd service file
in /usr/lib/system/system. I have played around with USE flags and
re-installed Espeakup several times. Try as I might, I cannot get the
Gentoo Espeakup ebuild version 0.71 to install a Systemd service file.
For this reason I cannot start Espeakup and now have no speech. Does
anyone on this list have experience of running Espeakup under Systemd?
If so, I'd be very grateful to hear how you did it.