[mythtv-users] vonage caller id

Matt skd5aner at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 21:50:07 EST 2005

On 11/30/05, ZacList <zaclist at adirondack.net> wrote:
> On Nov 29, 2005, at 1:19 PM, Matt wrote:
> > Digging through some old e-mails.  I've got vonage and I think I'm
> > going to revive an old PII box as an IPCop firewall.  Does this script
> > work with IPCop?
> I've got the Vonage sniffer script running on my IPCop box, but it
> wasn't especially easy to setup.
> IPCop's Perl installation is lacking a bunch of the pre-req's for the
> Vonage script.  It doesn't have CPAN or a compiler, so installing
> things was a lot of manual labor -- compile something on another
> Linux box, copy it over, run the script, see what was missing,
> compile *that*, rinse, repeat....
> That said, now that it's working, I've found it very nice & very
> stable.  I modified the script to call elseed, so my TiVo, Myth box,
> and assorted desktops and laptops all get the pop-up.  I've had the
> script running for about three weeks now without the slightest problem.
> I also found that the sniffer script gets call-waiting notifications
> even with call-waiting disabled.  I personally can't stand the beep-
> kerthump fo a call-waiting-plus-caller-id tone, and I hate putting
> people on hold.  But knowing *who* called is rather nifty.  There's
> no tone or ring or anything, but when someone else calls when I'm on
> the phone, all the various Yac enabled devices in the house still get
> the message.
> -Zac Bedell
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I've got IPCop installed now, but now I'm not so sure where to go now.
 Could you post how you got it to work on IPCop as well as your
modified script?


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