Asterisk Open Source PBX

Asterisk is a software based telephony switch that brings the power of a telco switching complex into a commodity PC. David HM Spector wrote about Asterick in this The Right Tool for the Job? blog post.

This screenshot shows the Asterisk@Home LiveCD warning that it will wipe out the existing drive's contents.

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