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<center>'''<u>Ekiga Documentation Project</u>'''</center>
 
<center>'''<u>Ekiga Documentation Project</u>'''</center>
  
[[image:Gnome-status.png]] '''Ekiga 3.2.4 stable is out:''' (2009-05-20)
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{{suggestion|1='''Ekiga 3.2.7 stable is out''': (2010-05-31, [http://git.gnome.org/browse/ekiga/plain/NEWS?h=gnome-2-26 release notes])}}
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{{suggestion|1='''Ekiga 3.3.2 unstable is out:''' (2011-08-23, [http://git.gnome.org/cgit/ekiga/plain/NEWS release notes])}}
  
<!--[[image:Gnome-status.png]] '''Ekiga 3.1.2 unstable is out:''' (2009-03-03)-->
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[[Image:250px-Ekiga_in_a_call.png|right|Ekiga 3.0.0]]
  
[[image:Ekiga_in_a_Call.png|thumb|right|Ekiga 3.0.0]]
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| width="35%" valign="top" | [[image:48-Tux.png]] [[image:netbsd.png]] [[image:Opensolaris.png]] '''[[Installing Ekiga on Linux]]'''
|[[image:48-Tux.png]] [[image:netbsd.png]] [[image:Opensolaris.png]] [[Download Ekiga]]<br>
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:for GNU/Linux, NetBSD and OpenSolaris
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|[[image:Windows.png]] [[Windows_Users|Download Ekiga]]<br>
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Ekiga is a software phone and video conferencing application.
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For GNU/Linux, NetBSD, OpenBSD, OpenSolaris and other Unix-like systems.
  
More specifically, Ekiga is a VoIP, IP Telephony, and Video Conferencing application that allows you to make audio and video calls to remote users with SIP or H.323 compatible hardware and software. It supports many audio and video codecs and all modern VoIP features for both SIP and H.323. Ekiga is the first Open Source application to support both H.323 and SIP, as well as audio and video. Ekiga was formerly known as GnomeMeeting.
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| width="35%" valign="top" |  [[image:Windows_logo.png]] [[Image:ReactOS.png]] '''[[Installing Ekiga on Windows]]'''
  
== Manual and FAQ ==
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For Microsoft® Windows and [http://www.reactos.org/en/index.html ReactOS®]
* [[Documentation|Manual]]
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* [[FAQ|Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)]]
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* [[Features]]
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* [[ToDo]]
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* [[Tested hardware|Hardware Compatibility]]
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* [[Ekiga Interoperability|Interoperability]]
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* [[Troubleshooting]]
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== Users Corner ==
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| [[image:Sources.png]] Download:
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* [[Download Ekiga sources|Ekiga sources]]
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* [[Snapshots|development snapshots]]
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* [[Non-free plugins|non-free binary plugins]]
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=== [[image:Installer.png]] Configuration ===
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Ekiga is a software phone and video conferencing application. It allows you to '''hear''' and '''see''' your friends for free using your computer and Internet. You can also '''chat''' with them and see if they are online or not.  It has many other [[features]]. It works on GNU/Linux and Windows.
* [[image:Config.png]] [[Configuring Ekiga|The Configuration Assistant]]
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** [[image:Applications-internet.png]] [[Ekiga.net VoIP service subscription]]
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** [[image:Audio-card.png]] [[Audio setup]]
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** [[image:Yast-http-server.png]] [[Ekiga behind a NAT router]]
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** [[image:Network.png]] [[Internet ports used by Ekiga]]
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* [[image:System-shutdown.png]] [[Fun Numbers|Test your setup]] (Fun Numbers, echo test, conference room, Toll Free,...)
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=== [[image:Ekiga.png]] Using Ekiga ===
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More specifically, Ekiga is a VoIP, IP Telephony, and Video Conferencing application that allows you to make audio and video calls to remote users with SIP or H.323 compatible hardware and software. It supports many audio and video codecs and all modern VoIP features for both SIP and H.323. Ekiga is the first Open Source application to support both H.323 and SIP, as well as audio and video. Ekiga was formerly known as GnomeMeeting.
  
* The Graphical User Interface (GUI)
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See [[press coverage]] for mentions of Ekiga in the press.
** Chat
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*** [[image:Phone-pick-up-22.png]] [[Calling|Audio Calls]]
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*** [[image:Internet-group-chat.png]] [[Sending Instant Messages]]
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*** [[image:Camera-video.png]] [[Video Calls]]
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** Manage
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*** [[image:System-users.png]] [[Managing Contacts|Contacts]]
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*** [[image:Stock_landline-phone.png]] [[Managing Calls|Calls]]
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*** [[image:X-office-address-book.png]] [[Managing Addressbook|Addressbook]]
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*** [[image:Applications-internet.png]] [[Managing VOIP Accounts|VoIP Services Accounts]]
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** [[image:Config.png]] [[Advanced Settings]]
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* Software compatibility
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** [[image:Asterisk-logo.png]]Asterisk
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*** [[Ekiga as an Asterisk client]]
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*** [[Connecting Asterisk to ekiga.net]]
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*** [[Asterisk and Voicemail]]
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** [[image:Avahi.png]] [[Avahi]] (Rendez-Vous, Bonjour, Zeroconf free implementation)
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** [[image:Windows.png]] [[Connecting Windows Messenger 5.1 to ekiga.net]]
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<!--** [[image:Pidgin-logo.png]] Pidgin...-->
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== [[image:Office.png]] Press Corner ==
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== Documentation ==
* [[Reviewers Notes]]
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* [[Documentation|User manual]] &mdash; See here for documentation on how to set up and use Ekiga.
* [[Reviewers FAQ]]
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* [[FAQ|Frequently Asked Questions]]
 
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== [[image:Development.png]] Developers Corner ==
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We hardly need the Wiki for this. Shouldn't it rather be on ekiga.org?
 
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* [[image:Glovelogo.png]] [[Ekiga_Love|Ekiga love]] You want to get started contributing to Ekiga?
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* [[Tested hardware|Hardware compatibility]]  
* [[Snapshots|Download Ekiga development snapshots (binary packages)]]
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* [[Ekiga Interoperability|Interoperability with other software]]
* [[Download Ekiga sources]]
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* [[Troubleshooting]]
* [[Compiling Ekiga]]
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* [[image:Glovelogo.png]] [[Ekiga_Love|Ekiga love]] &mdash; Information for both current and aspiring contributors to Ekiga; testers, developers and documenters.
* [[Debugging Ekiga]] (-d 4 output and backtrace)
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* [http://bugzilla.gnome.org/browse.cgi?product=ekiga Bugzilla] and [http://bugzilla.gnome.org/buglist.cgi?product=ekiga&bug_status=NEW&bug_status=REOPENED&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=UNCONFIRMED&bug_status=NEEDINFO list of opened ekiga bugs]
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* Changes needed on ekiga.org: [[ToDo List]]
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* Changes needed on ekiga.net: [[OpenSER migration]] and [[Drupal migration]]
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* [[Release Manager]] - how we distribute releases
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* [[Pre-release test]] - a simple summary of needed pre-release tests
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* [[Contacts Storage]]
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* [[Checkin guidelines]]
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* API documents: for the API of the lib directory in ekiga, please use doxygen to generate them
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* [[How to edit the wiki|Wiki documentation guidelines]]
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Revision as of 14:41, 10 December 2011

Ekiga Documentation Project
Gnome-status.png Ekiga 3.2.7 stable is out: (2010-05-31, release notes)
Gnome-status.png Ekiga 3.3.2 unstable is out: (2011-08-23, release notes)
Ekiga 3.0.0
48-Tux.png Netbsd.png Opensolaris.png Installing Ekiga on Linux

For GNU/Linux, NetBSD, OpenBSD, OpenSolaris and other Unix-like systems.

Windows logo.png ReactOS.png Installing Ekiga on Windows

For Microsoft® Windows and ReactOS®

Sources.png Download:

Ekiga is a software phone and video conferencing application. It allows you to hear and see your friends for free using your computer and Internet. You can also chat with them and see if they are online or not. It has many other features. It works on GNU/Linux and Windows.

More specifically, Ekiga is a VoIP, IP Telephony, and Video Conferencing application that allows you to make audio and video calls to remote users with SIP or H.323 compatible hardware and software. It supports many audio and video codecs and all modern VoIP features for both SIP and H.323. Ekiga is the first Open Source application to support both H.323 and SIP, as well as audio and video. Ekiga was formerly known as GnomeMeeting.

See press coverage for mentions of Ekiga in the press.

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