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-====== Ekiga ====== 
-===== Getting Started ===== 
-Ekiga is an open source softphone, which allows you to use VoIP technology from your computer with a headset, or speakers and microphone. It runs on Windows and Linux. 
  
-Ekiga can be downloaded from the [[http://​www.ekiga.org/​|Ekiga]] website, or if running Linux, it may be available in the repository by searching in the Software Management tool. 
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-Installing Ekiga is straight-forward,​ simply double-click the file once you have downloaded it and follow the on-screen instructions,​ or search in the Software Management tool on Linux, and it will be automatically downloaded and installed. 
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-===== Account Configuration ===== 
-When you first run Ekiga, you will need to set it up to use your VoIP service. 
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-{{:​ekiga-start.png|}} 
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-Click on **Edit** then **Account**. You should see this screen appear. 
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-{{:​ekiga-accounts-empty.png|}} 
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-Click **Accounts** then **Add a SIP Account** 
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-{{:​ekiga-sip-filled.png|}} 
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-Fill out the following fields: 
-  * Name 
-  * Registrar 
-  * User 
-  * Authentication User 
-  * Password 
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-The User and Authentication User should be identical. 
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-Everything else should be left as default. 
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-Click **OK** and begin making calls. 
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-===== Troubleshooting ===== 
-If calls do not work, check that the User Password and Registrar have been entered correctly. If you are still experiencing issues, please contact technical support.