Re: Back from International Developer Meeting in Germany
What are you thinking on making debian-edu bootable on lxde which
would make possible, use of debian-edu on older computers.
On 28/02/2010, Jonas Smedegaard <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Oded (and everyone else),
> On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 09:37:12AM +0200, Oded Naveh wrote:
>>On Friday 26 February 2010 17:21:15 Hector Oron wrote:
>>> After we'll work on packaging and adding VoIP services with asterisk.
>>Are you adding VoIP services to Debian Edu?
> The VOIP server Asterisk is packaged so as to allow alternative config
> packaging than the default.
> We (Andrew, Hector, Peter from germany and me - and maybe also Theppitak
> from Thailand) intend to package officially for Debian one or more sets
> of alternative Asterisk configurations suitable for some school
> At first it will be proof-of-concept setups, not generally usable ones:
> We want it easier for system administrators curious about VOIP in
> schools (and similar non-corporate environments) to try it out, while
> still basing it on Debian and core Asterisk (as opposed to some
> hit'n'run live-CD with FreePBX or similar).
> A future goal is to provide LDAP-supported setup(s), and to integrate
> with LWAT, CipUX and other LDAP tools in Debian.
> In other words, do *not* expect VOIP integrated with Debian Edu in the
> near future (at least not from us).
>>I'd be very interested to learn more on the intended uses for such
>>service at school.
> * Linking multiple LANs together as a single virtual SIP network
> * Per-location SIP accounts for SIP phones and ATAs
> * Per-user SIP accounts for SIP softphones
> * Per-user and per-location phone numbers for incoming calls
> A concrete (future!) use case we have in mind is a language class in a
> non-english country arranging to call e.g a geography class from an
> english-speaking country. Either one call at a time with the rest of the
> class listening, or smaller groups, or individually (if bandwidth allows
> We have ideas on how to handle linking a personal SIP account to a
> per-location phone, through the use of a temporary PIN as identifier and
> some black magic inside Asterisk.
> We also have ideas on how to link together multiple Asterisk servers.
> We do *not* expect to provide settings to generally link SIP with
> classic commercial phone systems, as that is complex to do in a way both
> intuitive to use and not able to abuse - potentially leading to huge
> phone bills.
> Please do come up with more use cases for inspiration!
> Kind regards,
> - Jonas
> * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt
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