Creating a Home PBX Using Asterisk and Digium
Asterisk can seem like a foreboding project to undertake, if you make the mistake of reading the manual and trying to do it yourself. But with some relatively inexpensive hardware and the right Linux distribution, you can have a home PBX screening your calls in less than an hour.
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James Turner is Product Review Editor for Linux Journal. He has written two books on Open Source Java development and is a Senior Software Engineer with Axis Technology, LLC.
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