[sf-lug] Becoming a user on sf-lug.com; also, Asterisk

bobbie sellers bliss at california.com
Thu Jun 21 16:18:39 PDT 2007

Hi Asheesh Laroia,
On 06/21/07, you wrote:

> I'm very interested in becoming a shell user on sf-lug.com,
> particularly as a place with lowish-latency in the US to keep
> an Asterisk setup. (My personal server is in Japan, which for
> all its advantages has a 250ms round-trip time....)

> What I want out of Asterisk is a phone system I feel I am in
> control of. If you dial into some US number, the call should be
> routed to the Asterisk server over the Internet; after that
> point, the call can be forwarded (admittedly at my expense) to
> my cell phone, my work phone, my temporary number in London,
> voice mail that has a sane interface, a program that reads
> random Wikipedia articles to the other end, or anything like
> that.

> So (a) may I become a user on sf-lug.com, and (b) may I run an
> Asterisk service there? As far as I know, running an Asterisk
> doesn't need any special privileges to run the service; it can
> run on any port, so multiple users can run separate Asterisk
> setups. I'd be happy to give an SF-LUG and/or BALUG talk on
> what tricks I pull off with Asterisk if I do get it set up. (-:

> I'll be making my return to San Francisco on July 8 and
> starting as a hacker at Creative Commons full-time (some of you
> might recall my being an intern there last summer). See you all
> soon!

> -- Asheesh.

> P.S. https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-asheesh has SSH public keys
> of mine, and the username I would prefer is paulproteus.

    Sounds interesting to me.


 bobbie sellers - (Back to Angband) Team *AMIGA & SF-LUG* 
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