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Discord calls will make Ubuntu laggy

I've been using Ubuntu 20.04 for 3 days now and noticed that every time I'm in a Discord call/voice channel, my whole desktop will hiccup on simple tasks like writing code or browsing the web. I know ...
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Signal’s desktop app keeps on crashing when trying to make or receive a call

I have downloaded and installed the Signal for Desktop app via the Ubuntu Software Center. The current version running on my laptop is v1.40.1. (Update: The new version v5.0.0 also does not work.) ...
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How to set up VOIP soft phone with multiple lines in Ubuntu

I am trying to set up a talkback system that allows our radio station to have people calling in. I am looking for a VOIP soft phone that has 4-6 lines that would look something like the below diagram. ...
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SIP trace for Alice calls Bob using linphone

Using two linphone clients I'm trying to call from "alice to bob" similar to: Excerpts of tshark output which shows the linphone client on the PC attempting to contact the linphone ...
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How to install Jitsi from the unstable repo?

Given that Jitsi won't install nicely from apt how is the desktop client currently installed? There's mention above of using the unstable repo. These directions won't work for at least one other: ...
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how to Set up a Registrarless SIP Account?

How do I choose File > Add new account as below? Set up a Registrarless SIP Account Obtain your local IP address. For specific instructions see Windows, Mac OS, or Linux. Your local IP address is ...
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How to install the Blink SIP client? [duplicate]

How is blink installed for Ubuntu Focal? nicholas $ nicholas $ sudo apt update Hit:1 https://download.jitsi.org stable/ InRelease Hit:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease ...
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how to launch Jitsi?

update: see https://superuser.com/q/1576201/977796 apparently the "normal" way to install Jitsi doesn't work at the moment. I've just installed jitsi-meet after updating the sources list. ...
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friend foo@sip.linphone.org is offline error

The error message is incorrect and probably misleading. So far as I can tell the linphone client works fine from an Android phone. However, on the same network, I can't generate a SIP call between ...
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How to install Ekiga?

From the comments it's clear that Ekiga isn't available for focal -- at least by default. How is Ekiga installed on focal? nicholas $ nicholas $ apt-cache search ekiga sound-theme-freedesktop - ...
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Error Writing /etc/networking/interfaces/ : No SUch file or directory

I want to setup a VOIP Call using 2 phones, using Asterisk server running on Ubuntu 18.04 on VMWare in Windows 10. I'm trying to set up a static local IP address for my Linux computer for same ...
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18.04: Zoom video conferencing issues only with Cinnamon

Zoom has been extremely problematic for me, after previously running beautifully in 18.04. The program starts fine, but when I try to join or start a meeting, the computer becomes unusably slow. conky ...
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Ubuntu seizes up after using VOIP

I run Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad. Lately I've started using VoiP capable apps like Zoom and Microsoft Teams. They sometimes (more than 50% of the incidents) cause my GUI to freeze up. I still ...
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How minimize Signal messenger to system tray (top-right corner)?

This is standard behaviour of all desktop messengers (Skype, Viber, Telegram, ..). All of them minimizes itself in system tray when Alt+F4 or close button is activated and they are running in ...
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Bluetooth Headphones switches from (A2DP sink) to (HSP/HFP) when starting VoIP application

since a few weeks I have some (more) trouble with my bluetooth headphones Sony WH-H900-N in Ubuntu 18.04 (but also in Linux Mint). It is a headphone with noice cancellation feature. So it does have a ...
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Can't install libzeroc-ice3.7 [duplicate]

I've updated and searched for libzeroc-ice3.7, but it isn't found. I'm not sure why. Looking on https://packages.ubuntu.com/ it seems it should be listed for my server. https://imgur.com/a/p86U9S0....
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What's a good VOIP application for 16.04?

I need to make some calls on my computer to regular phone numbers in the States from Mexico. What's a good and simple VOIP to use for that with the 16.04 distro? Thanks you much
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Help with VOIP registration timing out

Not sure if this forum is correct, but I am trying to set up voip on Ubuntu 16.04 and I tried several apps (Ekiga, Linphone, Empathy), but they all time out when trying to register the account. I ...
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Voice calls over IPv6

I have a computer running Ubuntu 16.04. I would like to make voice calls between this computer and another computer also running Ubuntu 16.04. Both of the computers have IPv6 (one of them has a ...
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How do I resolve “No such Gstreamer factory: ffdec_mpeg4” warning?

I am using a multimedia VoIP client for making an VoIP call. The client is getting registered on the SIP server and the SIP call signaling is going through to another client but not the voice(although ...
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Mumble not installing on Xubuntu 16.04

Here is the output of sudo apt-get install -f mumble Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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How do I install sipclients or sip simple?

How do I install sipclients? SIP SIMPLE Client SDK Copyright (c) 2008-2016 AG Projects http://ag-projects.com Description SIP SIMPLE client SDK is a Software Development Kit for easy ...
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how to install and use sipcmd?

How can I install and use sipcmd on xenial 16.04? Per: https://serverfault.com/a/561039/132080 With sipcmd https://github.com/tmakkonen/sipcmd you can do it on one line: sipcmd -u <login>...
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What are the SIP connection parameters for an ekiga.net account?

I have a SIP account with ekiga, but cannot find documentation for the connection parameters. While Ekiga mainly works with twinkle I'd like to use linphone.
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Asterisk and Freepbx on ubuntu 16.04

I followed a tutorial to install asterisk 13 and freepbx 13 on Ubuntu 14.04 but I was installing on 16.04. I finish all the steps but when I point my browser to the freepbx server I can't see anything ...
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How To Install Zoiper

I'm a Linux Novice. I'm trying to figure out how to install Zoiper on Ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded it and extracted it to my Downloads folder. Then, I followed this instruction: sudo ./Zoiper_3....
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VoIP (and other) traffic forwarding to port 80

in my college we have a filtered network that won't let through VoIP calls of any kind (as well as blocking bittorrent clients). I'd like to channel all the programs connecting to the Internet through ...
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Asterisk on Ubuntu desktop

Ok, so this the situation: I want to install Asterisk (mainly for the IVR system) on an Ubuntu desktop 14.04. For space limits I cannot have a second PC in the room so i have to relay on the one PC i ...
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how to repopulate /etc/asterisk/ after purging asterisk?

How do I repopulate or rebuild /etc/asterisk after purging asterisk and manually removing the directory? thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ sudo apt-get purge asterisk asterisk-mp3 Reading package ...
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Ubuntu-Phone - SIP/VOIP

On some dev notes I read about that this was beeing tested. How far are we on this and will it be added. A native SIP client would be very interesting as Ubuntu-Phone would be the only open OS, ...
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Can a Mumble Server be hosted on a Ubuntu desktop?

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 and I want to run my own Mumble Server. Is it possible to do off of the desktop or do you need to be running a Ubuntu server? I have tried setting it up via sudo apt-get ...
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How do I forward SIP calls

I need to set up a SIP client that forwards calls to Google Voice(via POTS call or alternate) Could I use asterisk for this? I have an always-on Ubuntu VPS which could be used for this.
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Local VOIP servers/clients with APIs

I have a fleet of Ubuntu kiosk computers that are going to be deployed in the wild. Members of the public will be using them. I want to add a "press for assistance" button to the app so that if ...
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assign static ip address on the server, or based on MAC address?

For an Asterisk VoIP server, is there any technical advantage to setting a static IP address directly on the server, versus using DHCP and having the DHCP server (router) assign a static ip address ...
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How do I install Skype or Viber on Ubuntu Touch?

How do I install Skype or Viber on Ubuntu Touch? My platform: Google Nexus 4, Ubuntu Touch stable
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large network latency on localhohst

I have a laptop, which I want to optimize for voip applications. I experience the problem that applications connecting to localhost suffer from large delays. Basically nothing happens for about 2-3 ...
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Is there a google voice or other VoIP app for Ubuntu phone? [duplicate]

I don't see a google voice app available for Ubuntu phone, are there any known plans for this? Are there any other known VoIP apps available for Ubuntu Phone or any plans for one? I came across ...
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Font size in Jitsi

I have installed Jitsi and as I have read that is highly customizable I want to change the font size as it is really small. But I don't want to configure it via the properties of Ubuntu and enlarge ...
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What is a secure and reliable alternative to Skype?

I've been browsing the Internet for quite a while on the search for an alternative to Skype. Since I'm looking for a cross-platform program, I chose Jitsi for a start but found that it works quite ...
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Error retrieving default audio device parameters

I am a newbie. I was trying to create a simple Hello program in python to implement SIP using pjsip. The code I used is: # import sys import pjsua as pj #Logging callback def log_cb(level, str, ...
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answer incoming calls automatically with Skype for Linux

How can Skype for Linux be set to answer incoming calls automatically?
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Bluetooth Audio and SoftPhone Audio Input/Output

I have a Voip Softphone software that I would like to start using on my Ubuntu 14.04 box. Here's the thing. My system sound right now goes through my HDMI to my speaker system so I can play music ...
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How to share screen/window with a remote user?

I would like to share my screen or only a window with a remote user, something like Skype screen shearing. Is there any tool in Ubuntu that I can use to easily do this?
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Twinkle not opening after installation

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 and I installed Twinkle from the Software Center. When I try to open Twinkle from the whisker menu nothing happens, no window appears at all. When I try opening from ...
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SIP / VoIP account to Empathy in 14.04 (rakia or sofiasip)?

How can I add SIP / VoIP capability in Empathy in 14.04? Is "account-plugin-sip" package enough or do I have to install other packages like "telepathy-rakia" / "telepathy-sofiasip"?
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Trying to install call flow application … keeps failing

Has anyone tried to install callflow? http://www.voip-info.org/wiki/view/Callflow I downloaded the tar file and extracted everything to: /home/jj/Documents/callflow-20120624-180$ I followed the ...
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How to set up VOIP in ubuntu [duplicate]

I am running a small business unit on agency recruitments. Need to know about setting up a VOIP service to call USA/Canada.. We have around 20 phones on line and we operate from bangalore. What tool/...
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Ubiquitous Encrypted Communication [closed]

What existing ubuntu applications exist to send encrypted communications using common technologies like email, chat and VOIP?
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Microsoft Skype quit permanently for linux? Skype is not working on Ubuntu 12.10, 13.04, 13.10 [duplicate]

Except this last Skype, https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B615bolUUtVBMmlPem1DWHlwMmM/edit?pli=1 There is no other Skype working in Ubuntu. Where to get Skype for 13.10 - 64-bit? root@sun-M14xR2:~/...
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Open source stun turn server which can do hole punch is there similar packages?

Is there any open source stun/turn server which can do hole punch like numb for Ubuntu ? Numb is a STUN/TURN server. Description A STUN/TURN server is used for NAT traversal in VoIP. ...