[RndTbl] VOIP

Bill Reid billreid at shaw.ca
Mon Oct 24 22:07:15 CDT 2005

Dan Martin wrote:
> I want my computer to act as a super answering machine, storing messages 
> as sound files indexed by the number of the caller.  I tried some 
> Windows software a while back and bought an external modem to work with 
> it, but it didn't work terribly well.

The Open Source software that will do the job is Asterisk. It is more than an 
answering machine but a PBX so it may be overkill for what you want.


There is a distro called Asterisk at Home which can get you going pretty quickly.


There a Muug SIG for Asterisk. It's mail list:


-- Bill

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