Once Ekiga is configured appropriately, making a call is straightforward.
Start Ekiga using the menu or the command line.
Enter the SIP address of the other party at theprompt. The address should look like:
for direct local calls:
for proxied calls or calls using the service of a SIP provider:
If you have a SIP provider who accepts real phone calls, you
may just enter the number like
Click Ctrl-O and wait for the other party to pick up the phone.or type
Once you are done or wish to end the call, click Ctrl-D.or type
If you need to tweak the sound parameters during a call, click+ + to show four tabs holding more options. The second one holds the options for and . Use the sliders to adjust both volumes to fit your needs.