Ubuntu/Debian

Raspberry Pi Killer: The $99 Beelink T4 Pro

Raspberry Pi Killer: The $99 Beelink T4 Pro

Monday, February 6, 2023

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For those that are new to the VoIP community, we feel your pain. What was once an easily attainable and affordable hardware solution with the Raspberry Pi is now a knuckle drill due to supply chain issues. And we appreciate that not everyone is ready to make the leap to the Cloud even though $25 a year is difficult to pass up. So today we’ll share our recent discovery of a hardware platform for your home or office that’s about… Read More ›

Faxing Returns for Incredible PBX 2027 Platforms

Faxing Returns for Incredible PBX 2027 Platforms

Monday, January 30, 2023

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As you may know, the introduction of Rocky 8, Debian 11, Ubuntu 22.04, and PHP 7.4 blew our HylaFax/AvantFax/IAXmodem faxing solution out of the water leaving all of the Incredible PBX 2027 builds with no fax capabilities. With some tips from our long-time contributor, Bill Simon, we are happy to report that an alternative solution is now available. It provides incoming fax support with email PDF delivery of all received faxes. While outbound faxing is not directly supported, there are… Read More ›

Happy New Year: It’s Incredible PBX 2027 for Debian 11

Happy New Year: It’s Incredible PBX 2027 for Debian 11

Monday, January 16, 2023

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These past two weeks to celebrate the New Year, we’ve introduced Incredible PBX 2027 for Rocky 8 with AMD64-compatible hardware and Incredible PBX 2027 for Ubuntu 22.04 with AMD64 and ARM64 hardware support. Today we’re pleased to introduce Incredible PBX 2027 for Debian 11 featuring Asterisk® 20 LTS support until the fall of 2027. This release comes with full support for FreePBX® 16 as well as all the Incredible PBX goodies to which you’ve become accustomed. Again we want to… Read More ›

Happy New Year: It’s Incredible PBX 2027 for Ubuntu 22.04

Happy New Year: It’s Incredible PBX 2027 for Ubuntu 22.04

Monday, January 9, 2023

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Last week to celebrate New Year’s Day, we introduced Incredible PBX 2027 for Rocky 8 with AMD64-compatible hardware. Today we’re pleased to introduce Incredible PBX 2027 for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS with its ten-year life cycle to complement Asterisk® 20 featuring LTS support until the fall of 2027. Both new AMD64 releases come with full support for FreePBX® 16 as well as all the Incredible PBX goodies to which you’ve become accustomed. We also want to offer our thanks to the… Read More ›

Tired of Waiting on Hold? Here’s a Simple Asterisk Fix

Tired of Waiting on Hold? Here’s a Simple Asterisk Fix

Monday, December 12, 2022

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We’ve all placed calls to support lines that keep you waiting on hold for what seems like an eternity. While some companies now offer a call back service that holds your place in the queue, many still do not. One of our users recently asked whether there was a simple way with Asterisk® to preserve your place in line without tying up your phone waiting for the other party to finally pick up the call. Here’s what we came up… Read More ›

Sangoma Beefs Up FreePBX Security… For a Price

Sangoma Beefs Up FreePBX Security… For a Price

Monday, December 5, 2022

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We’ve lost count of the number of FreePBX® security breaches that were directly attributable to vulnerabilities in the FreePBX web interface. Suffice it to say, it was the reason that PBX in a Flash and Incredible PBX instituted the Travelin’ Man 3 firewall a decade ago hiding the FreePBX GUI from everyone except those on a whitelist controlled by the PBX administrator. More than a decade later, Sangoma® finally introduces Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) with two major gotchas. First, you have… Read More ›

SpeechGen.io: A Near Perfect TTS Offering for Asterisk

SpeechGen.io: A Near Perfect TTS Offering for Asterisk

Monday, October 31, 2022

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Over the years, we’ve covered numerous commercial and free text-to-speech (TTS) offerings for Asterisk® including gTTS, PicoTTS, Amazon’s Polly TTS, IBM TTS, Google TTS, FLITE, and Festival. But SpeechGen’s commercial offering sets it apart both in terms of quality and cost. At a $9.99 price point for 100,000 characters with an easy-to-deploy AGI interface, SpeechGen is almost a perfect fit for Asterisk TTS applications. If you decide to deploy SpeechGen after trying out our demo, we hope you’ll consider using… Read More ›

VirtualBox Wonder: It’s Incredible PBX for Debian 11

VirtualBox Wonder: It’s Incredible PBX for Debian 11

Monday, September 19, 2022

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If you’re new to the VoIP world and want to kick the tires to see what you’re missing, then today’s one minute setup is for you. You’ll get a $10 credit to try out some penny-a-minute calls and to purchase a $1 a month phone number in your choice of area codes. If you decide VoIP is not for you, you don’t have to buy anything ever. And you can use almost any desktop computer you already own to bring… Read More ›

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