Installing Ekiga on Windows

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To see that file, you may need to activate show hidden files and directories.
 
To see that file, you may need to activate show hidden files and directories.
  
You can edit the settings with a editor such as '''notepad'''.
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You can edit the settings with a editor such as '''wordpad'''.
  
 
Ekiga is a 32-bit program but it also works on 64-bit machines.
 
Ekiga is a 32-bit program but it also works on 64-bit machines.

Revision as of 15:41, 20 February 2012

See also: Building Ekiga for Windows and Debugging Ekiga on Windows

Windows.png To install Ekiga on Windows, download either the stable or unstable release, and run it:

Then head over to the Documentation to finish off. Should you have any questions, have a look through the FAQ and contact us if your question isn't answered anywhere on this wiki.

Installation notes

Ekiga settings are stored in %APPDATA%\ekiga.conf. To find the value of %APPDATA% on your computer (it may be something like c:\Users\root\AppData\Roaming), open a command terminal and type

echo %APPDATA%

To see that file, you may need to activate show hidden files and directories.

You can edit the settings with a editor such as wordpad.

Ekiga is a 32-bit program but it also works on 64-bit machines.

Known issues

  • The automatic discovery of users on the same network (called neighbours) does not work on Windows (see: this bug).
  • The camera takes around 4-7 seconds to initialise at the beginning of each communication (see: this bug).


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