Moving Skype from Windows -> FreeBSD 6.x ...

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at
Tue Jun 6 19:45:07 UTC 2006

k, I've been running and using it for a couple of weeks on a Windows box 
... faster/easier to configure so that I could play with it ... but, I 
want to move it all over to a spare FreeBSD desktop that I have sitting 
beside my test as a more permanent home for it ...

The big issue that I have, and even had on my Windows box, that is 
preventing me from make more use of it then to make calls out, is getting 
speakers to co-exist with my headset ... basically, unless I have the 
headset on, there is no way to hear it ringing ...

Now, a bit of searching on the 'Net, I know I can get USB Speakers, but is 
that something only Windows supports, or will FreeBSD support it?

The MB has onboard sound, so I could pick up a second sound card for it as 
well ... I have a spare laying around, but its an ancient ISA one, and no 
ISA slots :(

Thoughts / suggestions?

Thanks ...

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