asterisk on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Last updated: May 26,2022

1. Install asterisk package

Please follow the instructions below to install asterisk package:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install asterisk

2. Uninstall / Remove asterisk package

Please follow the instructions below to uninstall asterisk package:

sudo apt remove asterisk
sudo apt autoclean && sudo apt autoremove

3. Details of asterisk package

Package: asterisk
Architecture: amd64
Version: 1:16.2.1~dfsg-2ubuntu1
Priority: optional
Section: universe/comm
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers
Original-Maintainer: Debian VoIP Team
Bugs: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug
Installed-Size: 7252
Provides: asterisk-1fb7f5c06d7a2052e38d021b3d8ca151
Depends: adduser, asterisk-config (= 1:16.2.1~dfsg-2ubuntu1) | asterisk-config-custom, asterisk-core-sounds-en, asterisk-modules (= 1:16.2.1~dfsg-2ubuntu1), lsb-base (>= 3.0-6), libc6 (>= 2.27), libcap2 (>= 1:2.10), libedit2 (>= 2.11-20080614-0), libjansson4 (>= 2.11), libpopt0 (>= 1.14), libsqlite3-0 (>= 3.5.9), libssl1.1 (>= 1.1.0), libsystemd0, liburiparser1 (>= 0.6.0), libuuid1 (>= 2.16), libxml2 (>= 2.7.4), libxslt1.1 (>= 1.1.25)
Recommends: asterisk-moh-opsound-gsm, asterisk-voicemail | asterisk-voicemail-storage, sox
Suggests: asterisk-dahdi, asterisk-dev, asterisk-doc, asterisk-ooh323, asterisk-opus, asterisk-vpb
Filename: pool/universe/a/asterisk/asterisk_16.2.1~dfsg-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb
Size: 2141196
MD5sum: 546107bacafb22ec5d61c3bd532d673f
SHA1: 0585d6fb9aadbe1622429b66d4a962578cf96105
SHA256: 76e0a482eba0eef9832626b05daee8969edfba8fecf4e93561e0202acca17523
Homepage: http://www.asterisk.org/
Description-en: Open Source Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Asterisk is an Open Source PBX and telephony toolkit. It is, in a
sense, middleware between Internet and telephony channels on the bottom,
and Internet and telephony applications at the top.
.
Asterisk can be used with Voice over IP (SIP, H.323, IAX and more) standards,
or the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) through supported hardware.
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Supported hardware:
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* All Wildcard (tm) ISDN PRI cards from Digium (http://www.digium.com)
* HFC-S/HFC-4S-based ISDN BRI cards (Junghanns.NET, beroNet, Digium etc.)
* All TDM (FXO/FXS) cards from Digium
* Various clones of Digium cards such as those by OpenVox
* Xorcom Astribank USB telephony adapter (http://www.xorcom.com)
* Voicetronix OpenPCI, OpenLine and OpenSwitch cards
* CAPI-compatible ISDN cards (using the add-on package chan-capi)
* Full Duplex Sound Card (ALSA or OSS) supported by Linux
* Tormenta T1/E1 card (http://www.zapatatelephony.org)
* QuickNet Internet PhoneJack and LineJack (http://www.quicknet.net)
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This is the main package that includes the Asterisk daemon and most channel
drivers and applications.
Description-md5: 7512e0d229d5002c76464413517c8449