When working with VOIP, it’s helpful to have Asterisk server on the development machine. Asterisk server is Digium’s software implementation of PBX (private branching exchange), which provides features like voice calls, video and voice conferencing, and messaging. This blog entry details how to set up and apply basic configuration to an Asterisk on an Ubuntu virtual machine.
Step 1: Install VirtualBox on your machine.
VirtualBox is a free virtualization product from Oracle. After installing VirtualBox, start the app and click “New” to create a new virtual machine. Enter name for your new virtual machine. I used “ubuntu” here. The Type and Version are then automatically selected. Adjust to what matches your setting.| | | Next → |