Ekiga, formerly known as Gnomemeeting, is a Linux based softphone/videophone. (A newer version is also available for Windows). They’ve thought of everything… STUN, H.323, SIP, a directory, NAT traversal, you name it.


I’m using version 2.03 that was in the stock installation of Ubuntu Feisty. After a couple hours of fiddling, (at least 30 minutes of which was finding out that my microphone was switched off…) I’ve been able to make test voice calls to what sounds like their Asterisk server. Looking around, it says they are up to about 2.09, and if you want it work full-screen, you have to compile from the source code.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s