Linux Journal: Building a Call Center with LTSP and Soft Phones

“A new customer approached us with a need to provision the
office. The customer was receptive to open-source software and was
interested in using Linux. Being a nonprofit organization, the
budget for the project was tight.

“We provisioned the new office with a server running software
from the Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) to make the desktop
economical from the start. We then installed an Asterisk server as
a PBX for the call center. To make things easier for the staff, we
wanted to have a working soft phone on their terminals with
headsets for hands-free operation…”