Best FOSS alternative for skype?

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at
Thu May 12 15:48:14 UTC 2011

On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 8:10 AM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at> wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 6:03 PM, Fernando Cassia <fcassia at> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 18:54, Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko at> wrote:
>>> Thus the question: is there a FOSS VoIP app that provides roughly the same
>>> quality, reliability and free-as-in-beer service?
>> I´ve been lately becoming a fan of "Jitsi". It´s an open source client
>> that does SIP VOIP (including video), Google Talk, Jabber, AIM, ICQ,
>> and Facebook chat, all in one.
>> Plus, I can configure it with my local SIP VOIP service, and take
>> calls from the phone network with a local number (and make calls as
>> well).
> Do you (or anyone) know if someone has volunteered to make an official
> Fedora package? I might volunteer if no one else has...
> I'll check for a review request in bugzilla.

No review requests but I think I know why, it appears to be dependent
on Sun Java, I'm not sure if it will work with Iced Tea... This could
get interesting.


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