[PLUG] [OT] Telephone emulation software

Aditya Laghate laghatea at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 18:28:06 IST 2008

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 2:39 PM, Yogesh Hasabnis <yhasabnis at rediffmail.com>

> Hi All,
> I am looking for some open-source application that will allow me to use a
> PC as a telephone instrument. The idea is to connect speakers and a mic to
> the PC and use it as a telephone instrument so that the voice of the remote
> person is audible to all the people sitting in a classroom/conferenceroom.
> Some sort of an alternative for a polycom device. I just found an
> application called QtPhone on sourceforge.net and I will evaluate it. But
> would like to know if somebody has already used any such application.
> Thanks in advance.

If I am not mistaken, a modem can be used as a phone! I suppose minicom,
will be a good app to control the modem.


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