telephone answering + voice mail + recording

Craig White craigwhite at
Wed Jul 30 19:37:26 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 17:56 +0000, g wrote:
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> Phil Meyer wrote:
> > asterik at home was all the rage a couple years ago.  Probably still the
> > best, although renamed to trixbox.
> thanks for reply.
> trixbox looks like a great system as it derives from asterisk at home.
> pbx style system is way too much over kill for what i would like to use
> for a home system with just 2 phones.
> may be wanting 'voice mail' is going too far, and cutting back to just
> answering and recording when i need it.
> i have an auto answering system with 2 wireless sets. problem is that
> playback at base unit has died, but i can still playback from wireless
> sets.
> any other suggestions with less features of trixbox???
I think if you google around, you will find a lot of PO'd people at
trixbox because of back doors they put in the software.

Also, I was under the impression that you wanted to use POTS stuff and
trixbox, asterisk, etc. is all VOIP which requires a whole new
investment in hardware.


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