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I want to install Asterisk server on Ubuntu 11.10. Is there a tutorial?

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There is a tutorial here which uses a slightly out of date version of Asterisk. It is for Ubuntu server 11.04.

The latest version of Asterisk is listed here. (Currently 1.8.x for Long Term Support till 2015-10-21 or the newer 10.x supported until 2013-12-15.)

You can use the newest version, currently 10.4.1 by replacing asterisk-1.8.4 with asterisk-10.4.1 in the following commands:

apt-get install build-essential libxml2-dev ncurses-dev 
tar zxvf asterisk-1.8.4.tar.gz  
cd asterisk-1.8.4/
make install 
make config 
make samples 
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this doesn't say anything about finding the ton of audio codec development libraries required for asterisk to work – RobotHumans Jul 11 '12 at 10:19

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