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 not yet a replacement of the last stable release 3. A dialog will appear and allow you to enter the connection parameters. You should go through ekga of these steps properly, otherwise the assistant will re-appear when it has not been completed or Ekiga will not function correctly if some of your answers have been inaccurate.

You can also adjust other settings for the selected video input device, such as the size of the transmitted video display, the regional video format, and the video source channel to use. Making a Call To delete a custom message, click on the drop-down status message list in the main Ekiga window, select Clearand select the custom message you wish to delete.

Another solution is to have a public proxy for all the symmetric NAT users. Note that you can only add contacts to local address books in Ekiga: If you are running Novell Evolution or KAddressBook, you’ll notice the contact has been updated in each respective application’s Personal address book as well.


ekiga(1) – Linux man page

If the test was unsuccessful e. See List of PC to phone providers for a list of alternative providers. You can also exchange text messages with H. This is sometimes useful, as shown in the following. We do not think using ekiba protocols for communications is a good thing. Normally, the Ekiga panel applet would run silently without giving any notice of its existence.

You can set a presence status message in Ekiga that advertises mamual presence to your contacts. However, proprietary programs using closed communication protocols are dominating the market. Contents 1 Introduction 1.

Chapter Using Voice over IP with Ekiga

Throughout the entire configuration process, navigation is available at the bottom of the window. Ekiga features three preset status messages, and within each one of these presets, custom messages can be created. You will now see the appropriate section. Maual permits you to call the given ekiba or extension on the specified SIP proxy: This creates a problem in establishing a voip connection between machines which are both behind separate NATs: Your sound card is properly configured.


An example of a SIP address is sip: Get The Sources Sources 4. For dialing in to regular phone networks, a SIP account is required. Note that when people ekigq on ekiga. Ekiga will attempt to automatically detect video hardware plugged into your computer. The status bar visible at the bottom of the main Ekiga window shows information about audio and video bandwidth, and the video FPS frames per second achieved during an active call.


The base components are already upgraded thanks to Damien Sandras. If you do not want to accept this call, click Reject.

Answering a Call

The contact is removed from your roster immediately. Those providers will allow janual real phones from your computer using Ekiga at interesting rates. You would typically select the device that your headphones or speakers are connected to.

The audio Output device outputs the incoming sound stream during a call. Using the Address Book. Incoming calls can only be received and answered if Ekiga is already running. Where to get it? If registration fails after making changes to your configuration, just restart Ekiga. The next release will be 4. Required librairies can be found at: This will give you a unique SIP address that you can give to your friends so that they can contact you.

The reason to have different output and ringing manial is that you might be interested to have headphones for output and external speakers for ringing, so that you hear incoming calls even when you are far from the computer. Ekiga works fine for audio calls only. The higher the quality of a codec, the more bandwidth it requires. Video and audio transmission will then resume.