[SunRay-Users] SunRays and Skype

frank mueller Frank.mueller at rhoen.de
Tue Apr 29 10:50:04 EEST 2008



i did a few successful quick tests with skype on sunray.
I have Sunrays´s 1, sunray server is running on opensuse10.3 ( actually
sunray server running in a opensuse 10.3 xen domu).


> Aaron Wilson wrote:
> No version of Skype for Solaris. Skype 1.4 is available for Linux. The
> Linux version supports Video now too. I imagine you couldn't do video
> from a Sunray though unless you could somehow use an IP Camera. I think
> Skype on Linux uses ALSA so there may be sound problems if you ran the
> Linux version on the SRSS. I don't know for sure (For some reason I'm
> thinking Sunrays use OSS for Audio, but I could be wrong and probably
> am).  I've never tried using it in conjuction with a Sunray. We run our
> Sunrays on Solaris so not an option really.
> I'm currently tasked with researching ways to allow our users to use
> Skype. All of our users have a Sunray and a desk phone. I'm looking at
> products like Vosky, Skip2pbx, SkyStone to get Skype to work using our
> existing phones and PBX. I'm leaning more towards the Linux based
> Skip2pbx solution myself.
> I'm also looking at SIP trunking too. On the SIP Softphone vs Skype
> Software front, I have had limited success on a Sunray. I loaded up an
> Asterisk vmware image on my Mac and ran SIP Communicator from a Sunray. I
> was able to get SIP Communicator to work from a Sunray, connect to the
> Asterisk server, audio, etc. Well, I was able to get my mic to work from
> a Sunray 1G but on a Sunray 2FS, the mic didn't work. Could of just been
> the cheap mic I was using I suppose.
> Hi Aaron,
> Just let me get this thread back on top again ;)
> I am curious if you made any progress towards a Solution for having some
> kind of VOIP capabilities on a Sunray (Solaris).
> There must be someone on this list whom already tried Skype on Linux?
> Possitive results?

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