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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Skype Replacement?

From: Fabian Rodriguez
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Skype Replacement?
Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 08:42:22 -0400
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On 12-05-26 07:17 AM, Anthony Papillion wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 13:05:20 +0200
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>> To:
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>> Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Skype Replacement?
>> The topic of #pidgin on freenode says that audio call is
>> working on (only) XMPP and not in Windows.
>> I asked them and they told me that using Psi on the Windows part should
>> work for taking with Pidgin on the GNU/Linux side.
> I've been hunting for a good Skype replacement for a while too. I recently 
> came across Jitsi. It's completely replaced Skype for me. Jitsi is open 
> source and free, integrates with a bunch of networks (XMPP, Yahoo, MSN, etc), 
> and allows you to do encrypted voice and text chat with other users on 
> existing networks. 
> It's cross platform too (written in Java) and works well on both Windows and 
> Linux.  It doesn't allow you to call Skype contacts since Skype won't let 
> anyone in but you can make and receive phone calls pretty cheap by using a 
> SIP provider. 
> Check out the website at
Have you found a mobile client (Android, specifically) that can do
voice/video calls with Jitsi/XMPP?


Fabián Rodríguez

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