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Adrian Georgescu, 12/20/2011 12:13 pm



The following platforms have been tested and are fully supported:

  • Linux Debian and Ubuntu (i386 and amd64 architectures)
  • MacOSX 10.6 and 10.7 (Intel 32 bit architecture)
  • Microsoft Windows (XP, Vista and 7)

Current Version

Released on December 20th, 2011

Package Name Version Description
python-sipsimple 0.20.0 SIP SIMPLE client SDK
python-msrplib 0.14.2 MSRP client library
python-xcaplib 1.0.16 XCAP client library
sipclients 0.20.0 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 Stable (Squeeze)

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

Debian Unstable (Sid)

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

Ubuntu Lucid (10.04)

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

Ubuntu Maverick (10.10)

# AG Projects software
deb    http://ag-projects.com/ubuntu maverick main
deb-src http://ag-projects.com/ubuntu maverick main

Ubuntu Natty (11.04)

# AG Projects software
deb    http://ag-projects.com/ubuntu natty main
deb-src http://ag-projects.com/ubuntu natty main

Ubuntu Oneiric (11.10)

# AG Projects software
deb    http://ag-projects.com/ubuntu oneiric main
deb-src http://ag-projects.com/ubuntu oneiric 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 tickets interface.

The source code is managed using darcs version control tool. The darcs repository can be fetched with:


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 the doc folder that comes with the source code:

Install.linux Generic Linux
Install.debian Debian Linux
Install.ubuntu Ubuntu Linux
Install.windows Microsoft Windows
Install.osx-10.6 MacOSX 10.6 Snow Leopard
Install.osx-10.7 MacOSX 10.7 Lion

Audio Device Sharing

For audio device sharing on Linux see 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 Testing page for how to test the SDK.