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Ekiga on Suse 10.1

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2006 14:31:56 -0400 (CLT)

Below I explain how to configure Suse 10.1 to use Ekiga (previous called
Gnome Meeting).

In theory, Ekiga allows VOIP with video and should inter-operate with
other systems.  So far I have managed to get VOIP working from one Linux
machine to another, but not to Polycoms.  I have not tried using a camera
because I do not have one.

I assume Ekiga will also run on other Linux distros; the firewall details
below will probably be useful.  Later this week will check for
inter-operability with the Mac.

Andrew



Configuration Instructions:

1 - Configure your system according to this article -
http://www.thejemreport.com/mambo/content/view/254 - paying particular
attention to the "installation sources".

2 - Select Ekiga from the "Software Management" dialogue in Yast.

3 - Add the following to your firewall, if enabled (use the "Advanced"
button):
TCP 1720 30000:300010
UDP 5000:5016 5020:5023
IP 0 3 8

4 - Run Ekiga from the main menu (Internet/Phone) and follow the
dialogues.  I registered with ekiga.net as "acooke" (I think this means
you can call me by name rather than machine address; it is optional).

Works with NetMeeting

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2006 16:48:05 -0400 (CLT)

Only audio tested, on XP (to enable NetMeeting "run" "Conf")

Andrew

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