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Re: [opensuse] something like skype, but secure?
  • From: "Benji Weber" <benji@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 3 May 2008 17:14:02 +0100
  • Message-id: <d6b310ce0805030914l3375e509t2228df671a74cdfa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 03/05/2008, Daniel Bauer <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hello,

is there something like skype but open source and without the security risks
of skype?

There is lots of SIP[0] based phone software. Such as wengophone[1],
ekiga[2]. Also hardware[3] phones. These use open standardised
protocols, you are not tied into any particular service provider.

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[0] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Session_Initiation_Protocol
[1] http://packman.links2linux.de/package/wengophone
[2] http://software.opensuse.org/search?baseproject=openSUSE%3A10.3&p=1&q=ekiga
[3]
http://amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_ss_w_h_/202-2866912-0599815?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=sip+phone&x=0&y=0

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Benjamin Weber
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