Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Jan 2006 18:34 UTC, submitted by Steve
Internet & Networking "Six years ago, Mark Spencer started his own Linux technical support business. Unlike other tech startups at the time, he spent his money frugally. Spencer had to; he didn't even have enough to pay for an office PBX system, which can cost up to several thousands of dollars. 'I had about $4000 [EUR 3300] to start it out with, and I wasn't about to buy a phone system, so I figured I'd just make one,' he says."
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RE: A little off-topic, but ...
by leech on Tue 17th Jan 2006 05:29 UTC in reply to "A little off-topic, but ..."
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Uhm, having been the administrator of an asterisk box, you CAN do all of that, and you could set it up straight on a linux box at home. Check out, it's supposed to be a project that goes towards that exact thing. Or just go with Asterisk@Home. Very easy to set up, and you can get wireless VOIP phones.


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