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ferguson1951 Friday 17 May 2013 at 8:31
ferguson1951Anonymous

Hello everybody.
I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise 32 bit
My computer is an HP Compaq 6720s
I don't know what my desktop is.
I have tried to install Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 Home via PlayonLinux/Wine 1.4.
When I launch Dragon it opens up but crashes immediately.
Can anyone help?
I get a window saying that Wine crashed
Thanks and best regards

Edited by ferguson1951

booman Monday 20 May 2013 at 23:17
booman

I did some reading on WineHQ.org and it looks like NatSpeak may be causing you some headache: Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 Home
Looks like other people have gotten it to work in Ubuntu Quantal

Someone suggested to install NatSpeak with Wine 1.4 then install a newer Wine and then run it.

Also, after installing NatSpeak apparently there are two pop-up boxes that may cause a crash. One person suggested restarting your computer and then launching it again.

I personally always test games and programs in a Virtual Desktop which may help your pop-up problems.

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Ronin DUSETTE Tuesday 21 May 2013 at 17:30
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Im really surprised that there is not a Open-Source equivalent to Dragon.

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booman Tuesday 21 May 2013 at 17:43
booman

Here is an open-source option:
EvalDictator
Looks like it requires Java, but it should translate speech into text.

Express Scribe isn't open source, but its free and looks like it will run in Wine.

Other transcription/dictation software from NCH:  NCH

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Ronin DUSETTE Tuesday 21 May 2013 at 17:50
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I didnt even look. I just figured I would have heard about it.

OP: I would go with one of the above answers first, and see if they suit your needs.

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steve723 Monday 3 June 2013 at 22:09
steve723Anonymous

Read this: Its a closed thread so you can't post, - Unless your an Admin, I used to be an admin to a php forum and I discovered by accident that admins can post to a closed thread -.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=405243
steve723 Tuesday 4 June 2013 at 0:20
steve723Anonymous

I jusst found this:

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/doityourself-it-guy/diy-speech-to-text-alternatives-to-dragon-naturallyspeaking/1003
Ronin DUSETTE Tuesday 4 June 2013 at 21:24
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Yeah. I was just going to say, go with an open-source alternative. There are plenty of them.

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