fl_teachertool port K12Linux

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 02:15:59 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 5:27 PM, murrah boswell<otrcomm at isp-systems.net> wrote:
>>> One question I have! Is it possible to establish an interactive audio
>>> communication link between the server and TC? It would be a great feature
>>> to
>>> be able to communicate with a student. Maybe have a "Teacher calling"
>>> icon
>>> pop up on their desktop when you want to communicate with them. Something
>>> similar to PGPfone.
>> You can already send messages (teacher -> student) but I don't know
>> how to do audio.
> I am going to work on trying to get Gnu Gateway (GnuGk) and OhPhone or
> X-Lite working on server/client to see if this will do it!
> I have some experience with asterisk and asterisk at home (now trixbox), but I
> think this may be overkill. However, it probably would be beneficial in some
> school/industrial environments to have an internal voip system that does not
> require a PSTN interface.

I don't think audio chat is a feature many teachers would want. I
don't need it in my classroom. I think LTSP doesn't support audio from
a recording perspective (local mics) either.  My main goal now is to
make it work with K12Linux.

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada

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