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Quicknet.net: Quicknet Releases Internet Telephony Drivers GPL!

Dec 31, 1999, 00:14 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Greg Herlein)

[ Greg Herlein of Quicknet writes: ]

"Quicknet Technologies, Inc. has released Linux device drivers for their telephony card products under the GNU Public License (GPL). The drivers are available on Quicknet's developer page and Alan Cox has included them as part of his kernel pre-releases as of 2.2.14pre15 and later. Alan and Quicknet have created a new "telephony" category of device driver and Quicknet is spearheading an effort to create a single, consistent API for Internet Telephony under Linux.

Quicknet has both PSTN and POTS interface cards suitable for a wide range of Internet Telephony and general-purpose telephony use. These low cost, single port cards already have a large linux following, and open source projects already have working programs that provide full internet phone calls to be made and received - including compatability with Microsoft NetMeeting(tm) and other popular Internet Phone software (such as Speak Freely). A port of GPhone is underway, and Quicknet is sponsoring The OpenPhone Project to facilitate new Internet Telephony developmnet.

The Linux drivers already support the Internet LineJACK, the Internet PhoneJACK and PhoneJACK-PCI, and within a week will support Quicknet's latest product: the PCMCIA version we call the Internet PhoneCARD.

Quicknet is also hiring Linux programmers, database folk, and system/network administrators. We're committed to Linux, and are looking for dedicated Linux people to join us!"

The Open Source Linux Drivers may be found here.

The Linux Software Development Kit SDK may be found here.

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