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  * SIP ([[http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3261|Session Initiation Protocol]]) Proxy, allowing to pass VoIP phone calls. decommissioned (https://alioth-lists.debian.net/pipermail/debian-rtc-team/2020-May/000194.html)
  * TURN ([[http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5766|Traversal Using Relays around NAT]]) server. decommissioned (https://alioth-lists.debian.net/pipermail/debian-rtc-team/2020-May/000194.html)
  * --(SIP ([[http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3261|Session Initiation Protocol]]) Proxy, allowing to pass VoIP phone calls.)-- ([[https://alioth-lists.debian.net/pipermail/debian-rtc-team/2020-May/000194.html|decommissioned]])
  * --(TURN ([[http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5766|Traversal Using Relays around NAT]]) server.)-- ([[https://alioth-lists.debian.net/pipermail/debian-rtc-team/2020-May/000194.html|decommissioned]])
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 * You must create a real-time communications (RTC) password in [[http://db.debian.org|the LDAP system]]: login to update your settings, then fill the RTC password field.
  * Do not use the same password that you use for any other Debian service. For example, you may want to cache the RTC password in a mobile device where there is a risk that it will be compromised, exposing the password.
 * You must create a real-time communications (RTC) password in [[https://db.debian.org|the LDAP system]]: login to update your settings, then fill the RTC password field.
  * Do not use the same password that you use for any other service. For example, you may want to cache the RTC password in a mobile device where there is a risk that it will be compromised, exposing the password.
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 * For general discussion about how to best use SIP as a tool to achieve the wider objectives of the Debian Project, please use ''debian-devel''  * For general discussion about how to best use these technologies as a tool to achieve the wider objectives of the Debian Project, please use ''debian-devel''
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See this [[https://wiki.debian.org/UnifiedCommunications/DebianDevelopers/UserGuide/Android|step by step guide]]. See this [[UnifiedCommunications/DebianDevelopers/UserGuide/Android|step by step guide]].
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 * [[http://packages.debian.org/linphone|Linphone]] seems to work well and can receive calls from [[http://www.lumicall.org|Lumicall]] users  * [[DebianPackage:linphone|Linphone]] seems to work well and can receive calls from [[https://lumicall.org/|Lumicall]] users
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 * [[http://packages.debian.org/jitsi|Jitsi]] is one of the most extensive open source communications tools  * [[DebianPackage:jitsi|Jitsi]] is one of the most extensive open source communications tools, but is no longer available in Debian
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 * Empathy is the default communications client in the Gnome desktop  * Empathy is the default communications client in the GNOME desktop
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 * [[http://www.lumicall.org|Lumicall]] is an open source mobile SIP client for Android.  * [[https://lumicall.org/|Lumicall]] is an open source mobile SIP client for Android.
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 * [[https://code.google.com/p/csipsimple/|CSipSimple]] integrates well with Android phones, and is recommended by [[https://guardianproject.info/apps/|The Guardian Project]].
* [[WikiPedia:CSipSimple|CSipSimple]] was a project that integrated well with Android phones, and was recommended by [[https://guardianproject.info/apps/|The Guardian Project]].
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 * [[http://jscommunicator.org|JSCommunicator]] is a browser-based WebRTC softphone using HTML5/JavaScript. It requires a modern browser.
 * A live demo customised for the Debian community is at [[https://rtc.debian.org|rtc.debian.org]]
 * [[https://jscommunicator.org/|JSCommunicator]] is a browser-based WebRTC softphone using HTML5/JavaScript. It requires a modern browser.
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 * [[http://packages.debian.org/asterisk]] is a full PBX system.  * [[DebianPackage:asterisk]] is a full PBX system.
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According to [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_VoIP_software|Wikipedia]], ekiga does not currently support TLS connections. According to [[WikiPedia:Comparison_of_VoIP_software|Wikipedia]], ekiga does not currently support TLS connections.

Key details

  • Please also see the Frequently Asked Questions

  • Debian Developers have access to the following services

  • The following services are NOT available yet but are being planned or under consideration
    • BOSH Support, to connect to the XMPP server over HTTPS
  • You must create a real-time communications (RTC) password in the LDAP system: login to update your settings, then fill the RTC password field.

    • Do not use the same password that you use for any other service. For example, you may want to cache the RTC password in a mobile device where there is a risk that it will be compromised, exposing the password.
    • Wait 30 minutes for the password to become active.
  • Your debian.org email address is also your XMPP address

Contact and support

  • For general questions about individual softphones, please contact the maintainers or upstream mailing lists
  • For general discussion about how to best use these technologies as a tool to achieve the wider objectives of the Debian Project, please use debian-devel

  • For specific faults with the service, please contact the Debian Real Time Communications team

Instructions for various client programs

Conversations.im on Android

See this step by step guide.

Linphone configuration

Jitsi configuration

  • Jitsi is one of the most extensive open source communications tools, but is no longer available in Debian

  • See the Jitsi screenshots for full details

Empathy

  • Empathy is the default communications client in the GNOME desktop
  • See the Empathy screenshots for full details

Lumicall

CSipSimple

JSCommunicator

Asterisk

Ekiga

According to Wikipedia, ekiga does not currently support TLS connections.