Enhancing an RPi with phone capabilities

Paul Wise pabs3 at bonedaddy.net
Fri Jan 25 11:07:35 CET 2013

On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 5:26 PM, Alex Samorukov wrote:

> Technically you can create a gsm phone from this set without too much
> probmlems. Pi do have USB connection and running debian, so nothing should
> stop you from attaching compatible modem. See
> http://code.google.com/p/asterisk-chan-dongle/ for more information and list
> of supported modules. But also, to make it looking like a usable device you
> will need a screen and some phone stack with UI. Or you can attach it to any
> SIP softhone/hardphone and use with Asterisk as GSM/Voip PBX.

If anyone wants to get chan_dongle/chan_sebi into Debian (and thus
Raspbian), the Debian VoIP team could always use some help and would
probably mentor folks to get this stuff packaged.


For a general intro to packaging for Debian:




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