community.general.say – Makes a computer to speak.

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 4.2.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.say.

Synopsis

  • makes a computer speak! Amuse your friends, annoy your coworkers!

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • say or espeak or espeak-ng

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
msg
string / required
What to say
voice
string
What voice to use

Notes

Note

  • In 2.5, this module has been renamed from osx_say to community.general.say.

  • If you like this module, you may also be interested in the osx_say callback plugin.

  • A list of available voices, with language, can be found by running say -v ? on a OSX host and espeak --voices on a Linux host.

Examples

- name: Makes a computer to speak
  community.general.say:
    msg: '{{ inventory_hostname }} is all done'
    voice: Zarvox
  delegate_to: localhost

Authors

  • Ansible Core Team

  • Michael DeHaan (@mpdehaan)