[ltp] PC to PC phone calls with the t40

Andrius Ciziunas linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 19 Nov 2003 17:34:22 -0500 (EST)

	You thought about getting a couple Creative VOIP blasters on ebay
(or some other place that resells on the net) and using fobbit.  You can
get them really cheap and fobbit works for free on Linux and Windows:)


On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Steve K wrote:

> Hey folks --
> I am going to be working remotely for a while and I am looking into my
> options for making PC-to-PC "calls" over the internet on my t40.  Two
> questions:
> I would like to get a headset of some kind.  What works well with the
> t40?  Would a bluetooth headset work well?
> There is a dizzying array of software projects that provide the
> voice-over-IP functionality, but none of them seem particularly easy to
> setup and use.  Some candidates are:
> - Speak Freely (http://www.fourmilab.ch/speakfree/)
>      The main developer of this one seems to be abandoning the project
>      in 2004.
> - Gone-o-Phone (http://gphone.sourceforge.net/)
>      The last release of this was over a year ago
> - OpenH323 (http://www.openh323.org/)
>      Not sure if this is actual software to make calls or just
>      a codec...
> I am looking for something easy to use that works cross platform
> (linux/windows/os x).  Does anyone have any suggestions?
> cheers,
> -steve
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