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Old 10-28-2018, 08:32 AM   #1
Neophyte1948
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Ekiga "globally unacceptable"


I have been trying to set up Ekiga to videophone my partner. I have registered both laptops with ekiga.net, but the sip address of my partner is rejected by ekiga softphone with the message "globally unacceptable". I have tried two different sip accounts for her with the same result. At my end everything went without a hitch. None of the major alternatives to skype(which continually loses sound) seem to load without problems or require me to install on a mobile. Any Ideas welcome including a straight forward skype alternative.
Thanks in anticipation
 
Old 10-28-2018, 08:07 PM   #2
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There are Skype packages for Linux, though rumors continually surface that its days are numbered. You may have to get it from the Skype website. I have used it, albeit infrequently, and it works okay.

A web search for "ekiga globally unacceptable" turned up a number of posts and forum threads on this topic, included several possible solutions.

Afterthought:

I've also heard good things about Discord, but I haven't used it: https://discordapp.com/company

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