Tag: Telephony

Recording voice prompts with Audacity and SOX

Posted on Jul 27, 2013  - Last updated on Aug 16, 2013
By Benoit Frigon

Recording voice prompts with Audacity and SOX

Asterisk comes with an extensive set of voice prompts in many languages but there are situations where you may need to record your own voice prompts. It can be tricky to get it right. This article describes the method I use to achieve that. I use Audacity and SOX to record and convert the voice prompt files.

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Asterisk manager Y.A.A.M

Posted on Jun 09, 2013  - Last updated on Aug 24, 2013
By Benoit Frigon

This is a web interface that i wrote to “manage” my Asterisk server. It is not meant at all to be an alternative to FreePbx and the like. It has very basic functionality : A call log viewer, voicemail manager, system log viewer and a few tools. You can’t add voicemail boxes, user extensions or modify the dialplan with this interface.

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Asterisk dialplan syntax highlighting for gedit

Posted on Jun 09, 2013  - Last updated on Aug 24, 2013
By Benoit Frigon

Asterisk dialplan syntax highlighting for gedit

I made a language definition file for Asterisk dialplan in gedit (gtksourceview 2.0). I find that it makes the dialplan much easier to read.

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Asterisk PBX

Posted on May 06, 2013  - Last updated on Feb 23, 2014
By Benoit Frigon

Asterisk PBX

This is my Asterisk telephony server (PBX). It consists of a SBC board (PcEngine ALIX 2d2) and a FXS/FXO board (Openvox A400M with 2 FXS and 1 FXO modules). The alix2d2 has a Geode LX800 processor at 500 Mhz and 256 MB of memory. Not particularly fast, but enough for the job. I needed it to be a very low power system (under 10 watts) since it has to run 24/7.

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