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Package: twinkle (1:1.4.2-2build1) [universe]

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Please consider filing a bug or asking a question via Launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly.

Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):

  • Debian VoIP Team (Mail Archive)
  • Kilian Krause
  • Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo
  • Mark Purcell
  • Santiago Garcia Mantinan
  • Mikael Magnusson

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) SIP Phone

Soft-phone for making telephone calls using SIP over an IP network.

Twinkle supports direct IP phone to IP phone communication or a network using a SIP proxy to route your calls.

In addition to making basic voice calls Twinkle provides you the following features regardless of the services that your VoIP service provider might offer.

 2 call appearances (lines)
 Multiple active call identities
 Custom ring tones
 Call Waiting
 Call Hold
 3-way conference calling
 Call redirection on demand
 Call redirection unconditional
 Call redirection when busy
 Call redirection no answer
 Reject call redirection request
 Blind call transfer
 Call transfer with consultation (attended call transfer) (new)
 Reject call transfer request
 Call reject
 Repeat last call
 Do not disturb
 Auto answer
 Message Waiting Indication
 Voice mail speed dial
 User definable scripts triggered on call events
  E.g. to implement selective call reject or distinctive ringing
 RFC 2833 DTMF events
 In-band DTMF
 Out-of-band DTMF (SIP INFO)
 STUN support for NAT traversal
 Send NAT keep alive packets when using STUN
 NAT traversal through static provisioning
 Missed call indication
 History of call detail records for incoming, outgoing, successful and missed
 DNS SRV support
 Automatic fail-over to an alternate server if a server is unavailable
 Other programs can originate a call via Twinkle, e.g. call from address book
 System tray icon
 System tray menu to originate and answer calls while Twinkle stays hidden
 User definable number conversion rules
 Simple address book
 Support for UDP and TCP (new) as transport for SIP
 Instant messaging
 Simple file transfer with instant message
 Instant message composition indication
 Command line interface (CLI)

VoIP security

 Secure voice communication by ZRTP/SRTP
 MD5 digest authentication support for all SIP requests
 AKAv1-MD5 digest authentication support for all SIP requests (new)
 Identity hiding

Audio codecs

 G.711 A-law (64 kbps payload, 8 kHz sampling rate)
 G.711 u-law (64 kbps payload, 8 kHz sampling rate)
 GSM (13 kbps payload, 8 kHz sampling rate)
 Speex narrow band (15.2 kbps payload, 8 kHz sampling rate)
 Speex wide band (28 kbps payload, 16 kHz sampling rate)
 Speex ultra wide band (36 kbps payload, 32 kHz sampling rate)
 G.726 (16, 24, 32 or 40 kbps payload, 8 kHz sampling rate)

For all codecs the following preprocessing options are available to improve quality at the far end of a call.

 Automatic gain control (AGC) (new)
 Noise reduction (new)
 Voice activity detection (VAD) (new)
 Acoustic echo control (AEC) [experimental] (new)

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