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Linux alternative to Microsoft Continuum (Android/Debian vs. Ubuntu) [on hold]

There are two systems in the "opensource-world" to 'replace'/fit Microsofts Continuum (use of a handheld device as phone/desktop at the same time). MaruOS (currently available as CustomRom for mainly ...
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how do I provision a hard phone for getonsip?

In provisioning a Cisco SPA 942 hardphone, branded Linksys, how do I finish the setup for getonsip (or onsip)? SIP Address: foo@getonsip.com Username: foo Domain: getonsip.com SIP Password: ...
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SIP server name Defaults to $VERSION for Cisco SPA 942 hard phone

In reading the fine manual for a Cisco SPA 942 IP phone, branded as Linksys: what is, in particular, meant by: SIP Server Name Server header used in responses to inbound responses. Defaults to $...
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While play audio from phone via bluetooth, I need to keep windows (system tray) media play on top of other windows

I play music through my pc from my phone via bluetooth. I am looking for a setting to keep the windows media player on top of all windows. I am also looking to control player with media keys or ahk ...
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Windows 10: Phones appearing in Network

Yesterday, Network listing on Windows 10 file explorer showed me one external phone. Thus, I changed my router WiFi password just in case. Nevertheless, I checked this today and I found 5 new phones ...
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How can I set up an off grid home phone network [closed]

Can I set up a home phone networking system (strictly within the house)( not intended for making REAL phone calls) So let's say... For a post shtf scenario... That I have a large home. If I'm on one ...
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Use a TRRS aux port as analog video output

I found a 4 pin (TRRS) aux cable lying around with 3 RCA outputs (video and 2 channel audio. It was originally made for a Xbox 360. This got me to wondering: Would I be able to have video output ...
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Convert email text to phone voice

Upon receiving an email, I would like to dial a phone number and relay the message via voice. It is assumed that a dedicated email address will be required, however, other solutions are acceptable. ...
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Change audio output of Windows Phone to mono

I recently switched to a Windows Phone, specifically the Microsoft Lumia 640. I am deaf in my left ear and I know that the iPhone has a feature that allows you to set the output of your headphones to ...
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Is there any way to answer a phone call using a dial-up modem?

Lately, we've been getting a LOT of telemarketers and spammers calling our home line, evn though we're entered in the national Do Not Call directory. The other day, I unearthed a Pentium 1 in my ...
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Can I hook up another internet router to the phone line from the wall when the main router+modem is connected upstairs?

Us and the neighbors have been sharing an internet wifi connection through their router/modem one floor up from our apartment which has been working out ok. Streaming video works (just). However, the ...
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Unable to connect phone to android studio

Trying to get my phone connected so I can use it to test things I am trying to develop. My phone is LG G3. I verified that it is in developer mode. When I connect it to my computer I see the phone in ...
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Can I use Cat5/Cat6 instead of phone cables

I wonder if I can replace the phone cable that connects my DSL router to the box outside the building with a Cat5/6 cable. The phone cable in use has only two wires inside it. So, I was wondering if ...
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Why is it called flash for phones / tablets and install for PCs

Lets say that you want to change your device's operating system.For a phone or tablet we would say "today I am flashing cyanogenmod" but for PCs "today I am installing Ubuntu" although flash is used ...
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I need a script to automatically print files that I upload to a skydrive folder

I want to print any file that I upload to a specific skydrive folder. I want to be able to print from my WP8, but of course Windows Phone 8 doesn't support that. Does anyone have any thoughts? It ...
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Is there a cloudLESS method to sync your files using your phone [closed]

Is there a way to sync all your files from phone to PC and vice versa using an app? if so could you please tell me which app does this for us? Thanks :)
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Find the physical location of a MAC address?

I want to find the physical location of a device, of which I only know its WiFi or Bluetooth MAC address. It is either an iPhone or Android phone. The device is not connected to a WiFi network, and is ...
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How to receive incoming calls on landline and mobile phone at the same time [closed]

Current situation a fixed landline for phone just one number: 123-456789 handled by one DECT base station with three phones one mobile (Windows) smartphone with its own mobile number, having wifi, ...
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How to call other phone in the same house and network

I have an analog phone (Panasonic KX-TS505MX) and it is connected to my modem router (ZTE F660) via POTS. My router modem have 2 POTS slot, my question is if I buy another phone, is it possible to ...
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Adding employee to directory [closed]

I have an Avaya phone switch in my small company. We have about 8 extensions for our employees. I recently added a new employee extension using the Avaya IP Office Manager V9 Software. The new ...
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How to make a website “phone aware”? [closed]

So here's the deal; I've got a website fully coded in desktop and phone versions, but I don't know how to make the website know that the device visiting the site is either a desktop computer or a ...
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Any Phone Adapter for Router/Modem?

I have Comcast as an ISP and want to add phone service. I am currently using a router/modem (Motorola Surfboard SBG6580) which does not have a phone jack. Is there an adapter I can use so I can plug ...
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Prevent Outlook 2007 from reformatting phone numbers?

I'm using the US version of Outlook 2007 in Europe, so would like Outlook to save phone numbers as-is instead of reformatting them US-style: I checked the Phones + Modem application in XP's Control ...
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Coax Splitter for Internet and Phone

I have a coax splitter before my cable modem so that I can also plug in the box that gives me my phone service. A crude ASCII drawing: wall | cable modem | / |-----< | \ | ...
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SPA504 SPA525 2nd Line Ringing when using first Line

Been fighting my provider for 8 months on this. Have SPA504 and SPA525 Phones. When on a call on line 1, when a 2nd call comes in, instead of ringing line 2, line 1 rings again. It flashes indicating ...
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Why does my laptop charge my phone even when it's powered down?

I have an HP Envy M6 with a USB 3.0 port next to its charging port, doesn't matter what state the Laptop is in, Sleep, Hibernated, and completely powered down. It never stops charging whatever phone ...
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How to set up a mini call center? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out how to set up a miniature call center for a small business. Like, for 1-4 people to take calls, but hopefully expandable to more. We want to accept nation-wide calls, and ...
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Cisco IP Phone drops call when using group pickup

I have a cisco ip phone that is part of a group. When a call comes through, one phone rings for 3 rings and then rings the group (I believe this might be called a "Hunt Group"). If I group pickup ...
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Moving the ADSL modem: Best way of extending the cabling

I have had my phone company bring a direct cable from their FTTN switches in the basement to my living room. The cable they have used is a typical Cat5e. The company's modem has a RJ11 connector ...
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How to change MAC address on Windows Phone 8.1? [closed]

I did't find any method to change MAC address for Windows Phone devices, unlike the Android devices, so I want to know if there is a way to change my Lumia 525 MAC address.
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Is there a way to trustworthily say that certain phone number is a Skype number?

I was given a phone number. I suspect that a person doesn't directly own this number and/or isn't present in the country where this number has been registered (bound by country code), so I want to ...
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Windows found a driver for your device but encountered an error will attempting to install it

I am trying to install a driver for my SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab 4, and I need to install the SAMSUNG Mobile USB Compositite Device, because my device shows up in Unspecified, and I need Windows to recognize ...
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MacBook Pro Power over Ethernet support?

I've got recently a Cisco IP telephone. I've an MBP (15", Late 2011): Is there any way to enable PoE to test my phone? Or do I have to buy an extra PoE injector just for this purpose? Thanks in ...
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How to associate a phone number on a web page with Cisco IP Communicator

Via this link, I can click on a phone number on a web page and launch Cisco IP Communicator, but it does not dial the number. What commandline option must I input so that the program will dial the ...
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ubuntu phone - How to transfer photos from phone to ubuntu computer

I want to transfer my photos from my ubuntu phone to my ubuntu (actually Mint) computer.) I have tried via bluetooth without success. Can you even do that?
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Pinging My phone [closed]

I have recently lost my phone and I really need to find it I was searching on how to ping it for its location but I still haven't found any useful information. Is it possible I could ping it from ...
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How to use a Linux system as a land phone

I have a land line connection. I would like to receive and make calls using my computer. It is a basic land line connection which also provides broadband internet. I am not asking about VoIP. I ...
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How does a TAPI Modem work?

I am primarily a software developer, but a client has asked for some CRM software that can pull up the customers information via their phone number coming through the landline. After doing some ...
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Sync calendars between iOS and Outlook

I need to sync two calendars, one being local on an iPhone and one being local on Outlook 2010. So how do I get them synced, so I can look at the Outlook Calendar from the iPhone and vice versa? I've ...
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Where does Windows 7 store bluetooth phone contacts and calendar data?

Windows 7 has feature can help you connect mobile phone via bluetooth. I wonder where Windows 7 stores bluetooth phone contacts and calendar data as I could not find it in documents location ?
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making phone calls with computer (not voip)

I have an rj11 pci card on a computer I got. Is there a way I can plug it into my home phone jack and make calls? Does anyone know of a free software for Windows or Ubuntu that will work for that? ...
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Can I use my mobile phone camera as a computer webcam?

Is there any (free) way that I can connect a mobile phone with video camera as a web cam in the computer with Windows Operating System? For instance a traditional Nokia phone (not a very new ...
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Method to automatically dial a phone number (NOT like an autodialer)

I am working on a security camera system as a favour for some people I know. One aspect of the system is that, once movement is detected, a phone number is called (I am not trying to spam call anyone :...
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How to make phone calls using a PC, modem, headphone and no actual phone instrument

I have a phone landline connection and I DO NOT have a phone instrument. I connect the cable into my laptop, and want to make calls using my laptop. I have an HDA CX20561 modem. I seem to be able to ...
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Is there a way to redirect the sound output to the phone port? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out a way for my family to do WiFi calling (since reception is terrible in their neighborhood), and I found a great app (GrooVeIP) that will run on Android and allow them to make ...
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Is Chrome available on any Win8 phones? [closed]

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 I hate IE. I really want Chrome. There seem to be a few knock-off versions of Chrome on the Windows Store. Is there an official version? Is Chrome available on any Win8 ...
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Direct network between computers over phone line

I have two computers with modems, that are far from each other (different locations), and do not have internet acsess. I have hyperterminal, and so how would I connect the 2 machines together (with ...
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Android won't register SIP on FritzBox router

In the past I've used VoIP/SIP apps to call from my Android phone. Recently I got the upgrade to Android KitKat (4.4.x) and I've noticed that it includes SIP accounts natively (accessible through ...
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How to make calls from a remote computer through my land-line phone?

I have a great land-line phone plan; I barely use all of the minutes. Is possible to add a modem/server system so that I can make calls through this line via the internet when I am away? What kind ...
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Seeing phone calls on my computer [closed]

I would like to setup my computer similar to how some TVs are set up, namely where when someone calls I get a small reminder in the corner with their number and caller id. This solution would have to ...