[Ekiga-list] ekiga d-bus hook

Julien Puydt jpuydt at free.fr
Thu Sep 6 10:56:26 UTC 2007

Markus Luisser a écrit :
> Hi folks!
> I`d like to connect my PIM suite (I use kde - kontact for the moment) to ekiga 
> phone. In kontact I have the possibility to issue an arbitrary (shell) 
> command when I klick on a SIP address.
> I`m looking for a way to write a small program/script that takes a SIP adress 
> as argument from kontact and passes it on to a running ekiga phone instance 
> to automatically make a call to the SIP adress.
> AFAICS the way to do it is via a d-bus communication with the running ekiga 
> process.
> First question: am I on the proper track with that?
> If yes, I`d be grateful if someone could point me to more information on how 
> to use d-bus to communicate with ekiga.
> If no, what can I do to implement something like this?

Sorry, it seems I missed your message, which is now more than a week 
old. You can do what you want in two ways :
- either call "ekiga -c sip:foo at bar.net" ;
- or indeed use DBUS do that -- see the file using_dbus.html in ekiga's 

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