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OK, I've just found it, and it still works! Really funny. You don’t need any fancy applications, instant messengers or the like. With this command you send your audio to the remote host. arecord -f cd -t raw | oggenc - -r | ssh <user>@<remotehost> mplayer - Or if you like ffmpeg better ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 1 -i hw:3 -f ogg - \ | ssh <...


You could try mgetty. Mgetty is a ‘‘smart’’ getty replacement, designed to be used with hayes compatible data and data/fax modems. Mgetty knows about modem initial- ization, manual modem answering (so your modem doesn’t answer if the machine isn’t ready), UUCP locking (so you can use the same device for dial-in ...


The easiest way to use linux to answer the phone is with the Asterisk program. You should be able to yum install asterisk on your linux machine. You then connect an analog adapter to your network and connect your phone line through it. This will allow you to answer the call, see the caller id if the caller id information is sent from your LEC, record the ...


I wouldn't recommend using a typical data/voice modem for this. Even 15 years ago, when modems were current technology and there was lots of competition for features and technology, they were a pretty low-grade way to do the sorts of things you're asking for. Now, after a decade of race-to-the-bottom activity exemplified by the near universal takeover of ...


You can can use HFP to let the laptop act as bluetooth hands free device and configure such notifications. From the homepage: HFP for Linux is a Bluetooth Hands-Free Profile server. It allows your Linux system to act as a speakerphone for your mobile phone. It aims to be a compliant Bluetooth HFP 1.5 Hands Free implementation, supporting all ...


It is very easy to use Linphone to do what you want. Follow these steps for each computer: Install Linphone Choose a SIP provider like Linphone SIP service or Iptel, and add the SIP account in Linphone Optionally if you would rather avoid the conversations taking place in the clear, it's very easy to set-up encryption which is mostly transparent to the ...


Yes, but you need an SMS Gateway account. Specific details on using the gateway are available on the providers sites. Here's an example: curl -d number=5551551555 -d "message=hello from"


You could try taking a look at mgetty, though I never tried anything of the sorts. Smart Modem getty replacement Mgetty is a versatile program to handle all aspects of a modem under Unix. This package includes basic modem data capabilities. Install mgetty-fax to get the additional functionality for fax. Install mgetty-voice to get the functionality ...


you can try this project android-notifier


If you were connected to the internet on both devices, how about using Pushbullet? I guess you also have a browser on most of the time. You would get not only incoming calls notifications, but any notification (which you can filter out).


This question hasn't much to do with Linux, but many providers also allow you to send a SMS to a mobile number via email, e.g. to send a SMS to 555-1234 you would send an email message to or similar. In this case on Linux you can achieve what you want via the command mail < sms.txt


You need setup localnet and nat accordinly externip = X.X.X.X fromdomain = localnet = 192.168.X.0/ qualify=yes


This is similar to the cheapo FXO modem cards based on a TigerJet chip. Simple answer is no. A linphone or skype or what ever you want would have to be modified to make the device understand rings and tones. there has been some work on this. in any modern day Debian distro (ubuntu, knoppix, Sidux or simular) I know out of the box you can plug this in and ...

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