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Adrian Georgescu, 02/17/2011 10:07 am

= Installation =

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The following platforms have been tested and are fully supported:

  • Linux Debian and Ubuntu (i386 and amd64 architectures)
  • MacOSX 10.5 and 10.6 (Intel, 32 and 64 bit architectures)
  • Microsoft Windows (XP, Vista and 7)
Current Stable Version

Released on February 17th, 2011

'''Package Name''' '''Version''' '''Description'''
python-sipsimple 0.17.1 SIP SIMPLE client SDK
python-msrplib 0.12.1 MSRP client library
python-xcaplib 1.0.15 XCAP client library
sipclients 0.17.0 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) and Maverick (10.10) ===

  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. The project policy is to add only tested code to the main repository. 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
[source:docs/Install.windows Install.windows] Microsoft Windows
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. The Command Line Tools are compatible with MacOSX and Linux only.

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