"Over the past few months, I have found myself conflicted as I
have time and again found myself perplexed in an effort to locate a
good quality VoIP option for my Linux box. It's been my experience
that many Linux purists will expect you to be using some sort of
SIP soft phone, and frankly balk at the very idea of running Skype
on their systems. After doing a little research, I'm beginning to
"One tidbit of information that most people are not likely aware
of is that when you install the Skype client, it will drain system
resources by running as a supernode from time to time. Granted,
this is not always the case; however, the very idea of my PC having
its resources tied up for someone else's phone call is frankly
maddening to me..."
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