Ekiga is a SIP and H VoIP, IP Telephony and Video Conferencing More documentation is available in the manual available through Ekiga’s Help menu. Ekiga SIP Setup and configuration guide for voip settings and pc to phone calling of Ekiga softphone and install to your PC following the instructions here. To install Ekiga for Linux Ubuntu go to the Ubuntu Software Center, type Ekiga and select Install. For Windows the program can be downloaded from the URL.

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It is interoperable with many other standard compliant softwares, hardwares and service providers as it uses both the major telephony standards SIP and H. Ekiga was first released back in under the Manhal name, as a graduation thesis. Invoice over IP, IP Telephony, and videoconferencing were not widespread technologies as they are now. Most webcam drivers were buggy, ALSA had not been released yet and full-duplex audio was something difficult to achieve. General performance could also be an issue, especially when most efficient codecs were closed source.

Generally speaking, the technology was not ready yet but Ekiga was already kicking! Nowadays, everyone knows about voice over IP and videoconferencing. However, proprietary programs using closed communication protocols are dominating the ekoga. Few people know that alternatives exist, and even less people know that using standard tools allows doing voice over IP, videoconferencing but also IP Telephony.

With the upcoming 5. Most of the code has been reorganized, some parts have been completely rewritten. Things are getting simplified to attract new contributors I am now 15 years older than when I started coding on Ekiga.

We would also like to upgrade Ekiga. First, there mankal a few shortcomings that must be fixed with the platform: All of this should come with a brand new modern look for all websites related to Ekiga and Ekiga. On the contrary of many projects, Ekiga has always been developed during my spare time with a few contributors working in their spare time too. Spare time is what it is: Sometimes you have much spare time, sometimes you don’t have any spare time for a few weeks.


That means that progress on the project is slow, especially when you want to be ambitious. Our team is relatively small and there are many areas where we are not competent: The most important change is fixing ALL known crashes and freezes, especially the long-standing freeze on quit on Windows.

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Add to this making H. There is also a security fix.

The next release will be 4. Three years after the 3. Ekiga sources and Windows binaries are available at: Required librairies can be found at: The code has already been frozen and we are working on the last details for the best user experience ever!

The screenshots page has already been updated with the new official screenshots of the application. We are now working on the release notes. My friend Josette recently published an interview about Ekiga on her JosetteOrama.

You can read it here. The documentation is now back online, ekiga. Thanks goes to Damien Sandras! There was an issue for the writing process on the wiki which has been fixed a few days ago by Damien Mznual The culprit was a lack of memory allocation.

We are currently in the process of upgrading the softwares running on our server.

The base components are already upgraded thanks to Damien Sandras. In the process our documentation the wiki is unavailable for the moment. We are sorry for the inconvenience. It is a bug-fixing release since the previous unstable release 1 month ago. It is not yet a replacement of the last stable release 3. It has received only few testing, it works on developers machines, and the only known major regression which should hopefully be fixed in the next unstable release compared to the last stable release is the following:.


You can download the Windows version here: Get your personal Free SIP address at ekiga. Would you like to know more? Get The Sources Sources 4. Why is it important that you help? If you are a coder and want to develop on Ekiga, if you are a graphical designer, if you are a Drupal expert, if you like writing documentation, if you are a PHP developer and want to work on Ekiga.

Hello everyone, This is the first update of the 4.

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It deals exclusively with bug fixing. We encourage everyone to upgrade to this latest greatest version of ekiga.

The legendary Linux softphone is back for more! This is a major release with many major improvements. Where to get it? We are proud to announce the upcoming release of Ekiga 4. Stay tuned for more information! This is the beta release of the upcoming 4. One regression is known: I am slowly getting back into business, and my view about Ekiga has changed a lot. I will try to post something on my blog soon. It has received only few testing, it works on developers machines, and the only known major regression which should hopefully be fixed in the next unstable release compared to the last stable release is the following:

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