Skype "phone" ...

Stephen Bartlett stephen at
Wed May 17 08:56:46 UTC 2006

Thus spake Marc G. Fournier on Wed, May 17, 2006 at 01:38:39AM -0300:
> Just curious, but what are ppl running on their FreeBSD boxes as far as a 
> phone is concerned?  I don't even have a webcam hooked up to my FreeBSD 
> box yet, let alone a microphone ... I see reference to a 'USB Phone' on 
> Skype's site ... something like that available that works well under 
> FreeBSD?  Or something else that is better?

I elected not to fool around with anything so 'complex' as a USB device -- I went with just a headset that uses the mini microphone and speaker jacks: I chose the "Sennheiser PC110 Single Sided Headset with Microphone"

...and it works great.  $11 on eBay, new.

- Stephen

Stephen Bartlett
President, Bartlett Software, Inc.
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