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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:38 

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I was checking out Twinkle from Live CD and it looks like a useful program .
But would also need a SIP provider.
Any recommendations for a SIP provider ?


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 Post subject: Re: VoIP
PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 20:51 

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You may try Ekiga.net and register an account here: https://www.ekiga.net/?page=register

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 Post subject: Re: VoIP
PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 21:13 

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I read that people have problems with Ekiga and it takes some time/knowledge to configure it. Twinkle, on the other hand, appears simpler, is geared to Linux users, and besides, is already installed on Live-CD 9.4 .

Actually Twinkle is working fine. I purchased a card from Diamondcard VOIP service and the cheap calls are going through very well.

Unfortunately Diamondcard registers your home phone number and they call you for 'verification', prior to letting you make calls. Normally that is no problem but if one wants some anonymity it is probably better to look for alternatives.

Hope that somebody can make a suggestion for alternatives ...


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 Post subject: Re: VoIP
PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:11 

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I read that people have problems with Ekiga and it takes some time/knowledge to configure it.
You missunderstand me.

"Ekiga.net" is a SIP provider. You can register a free SIP account without strong identity verification here: https://www.ekiga.net/index.php?page=register

You can use the SIP account with Twinkle in the live-cd.

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