How To Install SLPhone 1.4.1 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, OpenSUSE 13.2, OpenSUSE 13.1 And Fedora 20

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, SLPhone is an open-source, KDE telephony client with support for multiple calls, multiple conferences, multiple accounts, text messages, background mode, record and playback, filter and search options and Akonadi integration, among others.

The latest version available is SLPhone 1.4.1, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes:

  • Jack support
  • Video support by default
  • Ability to share screen
  • Ability to stream videos, images and text files
  • Support GnuTLS as an alternative to OpenSSL
  • Persistent camera configuration (per device)
  • Switch video sources during a call
  • Enable or disable video per account
  • Packet loss concealment
  • RTCP support
  • Builds with clang
  • Now a fully featured contact manager
  • Add, edit and manage contact sources
  • Delete contacts from the interface
  • Attach contact sources to auto completion or presence tracker
  • Basic video effects like rotate or enforce aspect ratio
  • Video full screen mode

 how to install SFLPhone 1.4.1 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Pinguy OS 14.04, OpenSUSE 13.2, OpenSUSE 13.1, Fedora 20

In this article I will show you how to install SFLPhone 1.4.1 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Pinguy OS 14.04, OpenSUSE 13.2, OpenSUSE 13.1, Fedora 20 and derivative systems.

Because it is available via repository, installing SLPhone 1.4.1 on Linux systems is easy. All you have to do is add the repository to your system, update the local repository index and install the needed package.

Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install SFLPhone 1.4.1 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems:

Add the repository to your system:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoirfairelinux
$ sudo apt-get update

Install the client with video support, for GTK based desktop environment:

$ sudo apt-get install sflphone-gnome-video
$ sudo apt-get install sflphone-plugins

Install the client without video support (audio only), for GTK based desktop environment:

$ sudo apt-get install sflphone-gnome
$ sudo apt-get install sflphone-plugins

Install the client for Qt based desktop environments:

$ sudo apt-get install sflphone-kde

How to install SLPhone 1.4.1 on OpenSUSE 13.2 and derivative systems:

$ sudo wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/ecsos/openSUSE_13.2/home:ecsos.repo -O /etc/zypp/repos.d/home:ecsos.repo
$ sudo zypper refresh

Install the client with video support, for GTK based desktop environment:

$ sudo apt-get install sflphone-gnome-video
$ sudo apt-get install sflphone-plugins

Install the client without video support (audio only), for GTK based desktop environment:

$ sudo apt-get install sflphone-gnome
$ sudo apt-get install sflphone-plugins

Install the client for Qt based desktop environments:

$ sudo apt-get install sflphone-kde

How to install SLPhone 1.4.1 on OpenSUSE 13.1 and derivative systems:

$ sudo wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/ecsos/openSUSE_13.1/home:ecsos.repo -O /etc/zypp/repos.d/home:ecsos.repo
$ sudo zypper refresh

Install the client with video support, for GTK based desktop environment:

$ sudo zypper install sflphone-gnome-video
$ sudo zypper install sflphone-plugins

Install the client without video support (audio only), for GTK based desktop environment:

$ sudo zypper install sflphone-gnome
$ sudo zypper install sflphone-plugins

Install the client for Qt based desktop environments:

$ sudo zypper install sflphone-kde

How to install SLPhone 1.4.1 on Fedora 20 and derivative systems:

$ sudo yum install https://yum.savoirfairelinux.com/sflphone/f20/RPMS/x86_64/sflphone-release-1-5.noarch.rpm
$ sudo yum update

Install the client with video support, for GTK based desktop environment:

$ sudo yum install sflphone-gnome-video
$ sudo yum install sflphone-plugins

Install the client without video support (audio only), for GTK based desktop environment:

$ sudo yum install sflphone-gnome
$ sudo yum install sflphone-plugins

Install the client for Qt based desktop environments:

$ sudo yum install sflphone-kde

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