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Old 03-30-2005, 12:42 PM   #1
wael_nasreddine
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Yahoo messenger voice conversation


hello,
is it possible to use Yahoo or any other instant message software to do voice conversations??? thanks
 
Old 03-30-2005, 06:53 PM   #2
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Skype is supposed to work well and there is a Debian package: http://www.skype.com/ This is something I haven't done myself, so I probably shouldn'y be replying to this thread......It is something I've wanted to try though
 
Old 03-30-2005, 06:56 PM   #3
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ok thanks i'll try it soon and i'll tell you,
thanks
 
Old 03-30-2005, 09:52 PM   #4
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Well, the post got me thinking and I just tried it. Not too bad. It installed and runs fine in Debian. I tried calling two people who were on normal phones. The quality isn't bad. Long distance is only $0.02/minute in the U.S. Calls to other computers are free and the quality is supposed to be better. I just don't know anyone else with Skype to test it.
 
Old 02-16-2006, 12:21 PM   #5
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For voice and WebCam support for yahoo messenger you can try gyach :
1. Download http://www.politicalcrossfire.com/te...nstall.tar.bz2 , and save it to your home directory (important!).

2. Run these commands in the terminal, in sequential order:
Code:

tar -xjf gyach-install.tar.bz2
cd gyach
sudo ./install

gaim-vv is another choice

Last edited by arsham; 02-16-2006 at 02:38 PM.
 
Old 02-17-2006, 02:25 PM   #6
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yep it works, well skype does.

Get a USB handset, makes it a lot easier than a headset or mic and a speakers.

The one I bought cheap happily works, the sound maps to /dev/dsp1 so I can use it independant of whatever is using the real soundcard, even has a keypad that works. Hell, it works better in debian than it does on a windoze machine.
 
  


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