Ekiga 2.0.2 released

After several weeks of hard work, we are pleased to announce Ekiga 2.0.2. This release only includes bug fixes and updated translations. Thanks to all the people involved in this release!

Important notice: ALSA 1.0.11 has a critical bug that makes Ekiga crash. That bug is fixed in recent releases of ALSA. If you experience that bug, please upgrade or downgrade.

You can download the 2.0.2 release at the usual location.

Here is the list of changes:


  • Fixed problem with the activation of actions on contacts in the addressbook. (#334685, Julien Puydt)
  • Added a tooltip for the status label, to read the full text even when the message is cut off. (Jan Schampera)
  • Added missing notifiers for "new message" sound event. (Damien Sandras)
  • Prevent the UI from freezing a few micro seconds while registering accounts. (Damien Sandras)
  • Fixed OpenSolaris support. (#335196, Sun Microsystems/Boying Lu)
  • Fixed wrong key name in URL handlers section for GNOME. (Jan Schampera)
  • Fixed detection of ended calls in DBUS. (Julien Puydt)
  • Fixed playing/pausing of calls in DBUS. (#333465, Julien Puydt)
  • Fixed useless focus grabbing in druid which made some pages impossible to get the focus. (Jan Schampera)
  • Fixed crash when creating a contact while not having any local addressbook. (#334960, Julien Puydt)
  • Fixed leaking the system username on the network. (#335784, Julien Puydt)
  • Make sure the reason of the end of the call is always the last thing displayed in the status bar. (Damien Sandras)
  • Fixed browsing of ILS servers. (Damien Sandras)
  • Made sensitivity of the zoom related menuitems dependant on the actual zoom factor. (#336575, Jan Schampera)
  • Added "New contact" menu item to the contacts context menu. (#336588, Jan Schampera)
  • Fixed frame size calculation of video frame. (#336572, Jan Schampera)
  • Fixed sensitivity setting of "Fullscreen" menu item and sensitifity when leaving Fullscreen mode. (#336575, Jan Schampera)
  • Fixed non-selectable text problem in the chat window. (#336789, Jan Schampera)
  • Fixed LDAP search filter so that it works with LDAP servers that do not have a "location" attribute. (#336849, Damien Sandras)
  • Made most dialogs/popups closable by ESC (partially fixes #337494) (Jan Schampera)
  • Fixed problem with cursor turning into a hand at the wrong position in the chat window. (#336793, Julien Puydt)
  • Fixed text chat formatting corruption. (#335794, Simon Wood)
  • Monitor IP address changes to update the registrations. (#335398, Damien Sandras)
  • Color inactive tabs when receiving a chat message. (#335857, Simon Wood)
  • Open new tabs in the background. (#335857, Simon Wood)
  • Avoid losing error dialogs behind the druid (#338270, Julien Puydt)
  • Fixed wrong packets loss count. (#339866, Damien Sandras)
  • Fixed video flipping bug during calls with preview active. (#339867, Damien Sandras)
  • Fixes crash in address book when no address book is selected (#34210, Julien Puydt)
  • Fixed handling of call forwarding/transfer in case of incoming call (Damien Sandras)

Ekiga WIN32:

  • Fixed remote contacts crashing on WIN32 or with the non GNOME version. (#335472, Jan Schampera)
  • Ekiga will now detect if it is already running on WIN32 and bail out. (#337794, Michael Rickmann)
  • Fixed command-line parsing on WIN32. (#337797, Michael Rickmann)
  • Fixed stuttering on WIN32. (#337799, Michael Rickmann)
  • Made the use of SDL more reliable on WIN32. (#337795, Michael Rickmann)
  • Made the help work on WIN32. (#337798, Michael Rickmann)
  • Made the 4s delay in the audio test work on WIN32. (#337799, Michael Rickmann)
  • Fixed fullscreen issues on WIN32 (#337792, Michael Rickmann).

SIP support:

  • Fixed rport support when receving SIP request from another host than the one mentionned in the Via. (#335002, Damien Sandras)
  • Remove REGISTER and SUBSCRIBE from the Allow field. (#334979, Damien Sandras)
  • Fixed SRV lookup when creating connections. (#334994, Damien Sandras)
  • Improved CANCEL handling. (i#334985, Damien Sandras)
  • Fixed user in From field so that it always corresponds to a registered account. (#335006, Damien Sandras)
  • Unregister using the same remote address than the one used to register. (#334999, Damien Sandras)
  • Prevent loop of UNREGISTER requests when leaving. (#334997, Damien Sandras)
  • Allow duplicate INVITE PDUs to be treated concurrently. (#334847, Damien Sandras)
  • Set the From field to the address of record of the default SIP account. (#334457, Damien Sandras)
  • Fixed infinite loop when calling an host with more than 1 SRV record. (Damien Sandras)
  • Added support for SDP offers in the OK response, and SDP answer in the ACK request. (Damien Sandras)
  • Fixed wrong behavior with different priorities when building the priorities list. (#339314, Damien Sandras)
  • Do not lookup recipient's address when using an outbound proxy. (#334455, Damien Sandras)
  • Fixed problem with dynamic payload type codecs. (#337456, Damien Sandras)
  • Fixed routing with proxies who do not support the 'lr' parameter. (#340415, Damien Sandras)

H.323 support:

  • Uses lower initial bandwidth by default when registering to gatekeepers. (#300366, Damien Sandras)


  • Fixed broken OSS plugin. (#338505, Damien Sandras)
  • Added resizing capability for VYUY YUYV formats. (#330946, Luc Saillard)
  • Improved UVC camera support. (Martin Rubli from Logitech)
  • Fixed parsing of JPEG streams with DHT markers. (Martin Rubli from Logitech)