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= Installation =

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A physical sound card is required.

The following computing platform have been tested and are fully supported:

  • Linux (i386 and amd64 architectures)
  • MacOSX (Intel, 32 and 64 bit architectures)

The software can be theoretically ported to any operating systems supported by the cross-platform [http://www.portaudio.com/ PortAudio] audio library.

Support for Microsoft Windows is work in progress.

Current Stable Version

Released on June 22nd, 2010

'''Package Name''' '''Version''' '''Description'''
python-sipsimple 0.15.0 SIP SIMPLE client SDK
python-msrplib 0.12.0 MSRP client library
python-xcaplib 1.0.14 MSRP client library
sipclients 0.15.0 Command Line Tools
Tar Archives

The software is available as a tar archive at:


Debian Packages

Install the AG Projects debian software signing key:

wget http://download.ag-projects.com/agp-debian-gpg.key
sudo apt-key add agp-debian-gpg.key

Add these lines to /etc/apt/sources.list:

=== Debian Unstable (Sid) ===

  1. AG Projects software
    deb http://ag-projects.com/debian unstable main
    deb-src http://ag-projects.com/debian unstable main

=== Debian Stable (Lenny) ===

  1. AG Projects software
    deb http://ag-projects.com/debian stable main
    deb-src http://ag-projects.com/debian stable main

=== Ubuntu Karmic (9.10) ===

  1. AG Projects software
    deb http://ag-projects.com/ubuntu karmic main
    deb-src http://ag-projects.com/ubuntu karmic main

=== Ubuntu Lucid (10.04) ===

  1. AG Projects software
    deb http://ag-projects.com/ubuntu lucid main
    deb-src http://ag-projects.com/ubuntu lucid main

Update the list of available packages:

sudo apt-get update

Install SIP SIMPLE client SDK:

sudo apt-get install python-sipsimple

Install Command Line Tools:

sudo apt-get install sipclients

Version Control Repository

The trunk is stable and recommended for anyone that wishes to use the library. Known issues are listed in the [http://sipsimpleclient.com/report tickets interface].

The source code is managed using [http://darcs.net darcs] version control tool. The darcs repository can be fetched with:

=== SIP SIMPLE client SDK ===

darcs get http://devel.ag-projects.com/repositories/python-sipsimple

=== Command Line Tools ===

darcs get http://devel.ag-projects.com/repositories/sipclients

To obtain the incremental changes after the initial get, go to the python-sipsimple and sipclients directory and run:

darcs pull -a

Building Instructions

Complete building and installation instructions for the corresponding platforms are available in:

[source:docs/Install.linux Install.linux] Generic Linux
[source:docs/Install.debian Install.debian] Debian Linux
[source:docs/Install.ubuntu Install.ubuntu] Ubuntu Linux
[source:docs/Install.osx-10.5 Install.osx-10.5] MacOSX 10.5 Leopard
[source:docs/Install.osx-10.6 Install.osx-10.6] MacOSX 10.6 Snow Leopard
Audio Device Sharing

For audio device sharing on Linux see [wiki:SipAudioDeviceSharingLinux Audio Device Sharing]


To test SIP SIMPLE client SDK, you can use the Command Line Tools provided by the sipclients package.

See [wiki:SipTesting Testing] page for how to test the SDK.