man twinkle Command

Man page for apt-get twinkle Command

Man Page for twinkle in Linux

Ubuntu Man Command : man twinkle

Man Twinkle  Command

This tutorial shows the man page for man twinkle in linux.

Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
man twinkle

Result of the Command Execution shown below:

TWINKLE(1)                       User Commands                      TWINKLE(1)

Twinkle Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) SIP Phone

twinkle [options]

c Run in command line interface (CLI) mode

Set the share directory.

Startup with a specific profile. You will not be requested to
choose a profile at startup. The profiles that you created are
the .cfg files in your .twinkle directory. You may specify mul
tiple profiles separated by spaces.

If a lock file is detected at startup, then override it and

sip port

Port for SIP signalling. This port overrides the port from the
system settings.

rtp port

Port for RTP. This port overrides the port from the system set


Instruct Twinkle to call the address. When Twinkle is already
running, this will instruct the running process to call the
address. The address may be a full or partial SIP URI. A par
tial SIP URI will be completed with the information from the
user profile.

A subject may be passed by appending '?subject=' to the

Examples: twinkle call 123456 twinkle call sip:example@exam


Instruct Twinkle to execute the CLI command. You can run all
commands from the command line interface mode. When Twinkle is
already running, this will instruct the running process to exe
cute the CLI command.

Examples: twinkle cmd answer twinkle cmd mute twinkle cmd
'transfer 12345'

This option can be used in conjunction with call or cmd It
indicates the the command or call is to be performed immediately
without asking the user for any confirmation.

set profile

Make the active profile. When using this option in
conjuction with call and cmd, then the profile is activated
before executing call or cmd.

Instruct a running instance of Twinkle to show the main window
and take focus.

hide Instruct a running instance of Twinkle to hide in the sytem
tray. If no system tray is used, then Twinkle will minimize.

help cli [cli command]

Without a cli command this option lists all available CLI com
mands. With a CLI command this option prints help on the CLI

Get version information.

Copyright (C) 2005 2009 Michel de Boer

Built with support for: ALSA, KDE, Speex, ZRTP

Contributions: * Werner Dittmann (ZRTP/SRTP) * Bogdan Harjoc
(AKAv1 MD5, Service Route) * Roman Imankulov (command line editing) *
Ondrej Moris (codec preprocessing) * Rickard Petzall (ALSA)

This software contains the following software from 3rd parties: * GSM
codec from Jutta Degener and Carsten Bormann, University of Berlin *
G.711/G.726 codecs from Sun Microsystems (public domain) * Parts of the
STUN project at * Parts of libsrv

For RTP the following dynamic libraries are linked: * GNU ccRTP * GNU CommonC++

Twinkle comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This program is free soft
ware; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the
GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Founda
tion; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later

Twinkle 1.4beta 04 January 2009January 2009 TWINKLE(1)

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