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Mark76
July 16th, 2008, 01:10 AM
I mean, really. why?

All you should need to connect is a user name, a password and a service provider. So why do Ekiga, Wengo and Twinkle insist on you filling out a whole bunch of fields you have no idea about?

jimv
July 16th, 2008, 02:01 AM
Why not use Skype?

Mark76
July 16th, 2008, 09:00 AM
I wanted to give the open source options a go first

Mark76
July 16th, 2008, 09:45 AM
Here's the result of filling out the Ekiga configuration druid

LookTJ
July 16th, 2008, 10:01 AM
Did you try this? http://www.ekiga.net/user/reg/index.php?phplib_Session=344f5537a3c47140476cb7f39 1b792f6

Mark76
July 16th, 2008, 10:17 AM
Yes. And when I tried it again it confirmed that I'd already done it by telling me the user name I chose first time around was already taken.