[svlug] international phone calls - one more link

Alvin Oga alvin at planet.fef.com
Tue Jul 17 18:51:01 PDT 2001


another link
	http://www.lightlink.com/mhp/lpp/
	Linux phone project

> Alvin Oga wrote:
> 
> 
> hi ya svlug'ers
> 
> am curious... is anybody using linux to make international
> phone calls over the internet ?? ( bypass att/mci/sprint ...
> though not really...since they own the fibers...
> 
> am looking for..something simple... ( if there is such a thing )
> 
> - i do what it takes to be able to place free international phone calls... 
> 	- get xyz stuff installed if any...
> 	- use the PC dial keypad and talk w/ headset on linux 
> 	- other end pick up the regular phone...
> 	- and we gab for a few or few hours...
> 	- hangup and hope nothing shows up on the ph bills...
> 
> - dont want the complication of the other end having ot have the
>   same hardware/software installed on their PC...
> 	- i want to call their phone...not PC...
> 
> - which apps and gateways ?
> - which hop-on and hop-off services if any
> 
> - am not(?) interested in services from companies we have to pay for the
>   right to use their hardware/equipment etc...etc..
> 	- those so called $0.01/min - $0.02/min with all kinds of restrictions
> 
> - any howto on these issues ??
> 
> - found only one good google hit for "linux phone howto"
> 
> 	http://www.linuxtel.com/EPHONE/ephone.html
> 	( haven't tried it yet )
> 
> thanx
> alvin
> 
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