On 04/03/2017 03:53 AM, unfi...@deepthought.to wrote: > Thank for your quick answer. > > On 03/21/2017 04:23 PM, Eugen Dedu wrote: >> On 21/03/17 12:49, unfi...@deepthought.to wrote: >>> I'm using Ekiga 4.0.1 and can't answer incoming calls; if I click >>> on the popup window it disappears and there are not other >>> notifications, e.g. in the main window. Screenshot: >>> http://de.tinypic.com/r/29et8k1/9 >>> >>> Is there a workaround, e.g. answering the call with a hotkey? >>> (Automatically answering the call is not an option for me.) >>> >>> I'm using the i3 window manager with the Dunst notification daemon >>> on a Debian Stretch. >> Try opening the call window (the camera icon), and when a call >> appears press the green icon in the call window. > The call window doesn't have activity when receiving a call, the handset > icons are grayed out. > > It only has activity when I have an outgoing call. Ekiga depends on a working notification framework, but the Call Window (from View/Camera) works for me in 4.0.1 with broken notifications. Maybe Ekiga is actually unable to answer the call? There are other bug reports on bugzilla.redhat.com indicating that no error pops up in this case. It is tricky to get the firewall to allow SIP calls through NAT.
I hope I don't make this list mad, but I've been seeing Linphone on the side. 8-O It has . . . *different* . . . bugs than ekiga - but it's most wonderful feature is IPv6 support! Although it can't use IPv6 and IPv4 at the same time - you have to switch between them (highly annoying). One idea Ekiga could use from Linphone: an option to use a fixed port for audio and video RTP - makes firewall configuration much simpler. In any case, having both installed can be valuable in narrowing down problems. Note that only one at a time can be registered with a SIP service like ekiga.net. Now, let me trying light a fire under Ekiga concerning IPv6: with IPv6, you don't need a service like ekiga.net to talk to another IPv6 SIP user. Just treat their IPv6 as a phone number and call them directly. For the next level, use an IPv6 mesh vpn like Cjdns. Now you can use your cjdns IP (which is a normal IPv6 IP in fc00::/8) as your phone number - and it stays the same no matter what your ICANN IP is as your mobile device travels the world. And the call is authenticated (the cjdns IP is authenticated similarly to a https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptographically_Generated_Address) and end-to-end encrypted. You don't need to trust relay nodes. This was a "killer" demo at my last mesh networking meeting. I've user tested this with non-technical users - they have no trouble with the concept of a "phone number", even when it looks like fc15:ceb6:d810:898f:eaf7:3c16:6476:dd40, and you just add those "phone numbers" to your address book anyway. _______________________________________________ ekiga-list mailing list email@example.com https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/ekiga-list