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PC Phone Modem Software

I have both a landline and a mobile and would like to make calls through the PC. How do I connect the phoneline into the PC (do I need an ethernet card?)

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marked as duplicate by random, quack quixote, Troggy Feb 14 '10 at 4:45

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You can't use your Ethernet card. It might look like a similar connector, but is a completely different system.

You need something like one of these devices to connect a phone to your PC, then you can use services like skype to connect to phones:

If this is for a larger system with several phones, take a look at Asterisk:

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