fork of capisuite ( with some fixes to make it build on modern Linux
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CapiSuite is an ISDN telecommunication suite providing easy to use telecommunication functions which can be controlled from Python scripts. Currently, mainly voice functions and fax sending/receiving are supported.

It uses a CAPI-compatible driver for accessing the ISDN-hardware, so you'll need an Eicon or AVM card or any mISDN supported adapter with the according driver.

CapiSuite is distributed with scripts providing a multi-user answering machine with automatic fax recognition, remote inquiry and fax send/receive functions.

For further information, please have a look at the manual section available online or in the download packages. Please test it and post your feedback to the bug tracker and/or the mailing lists. Thank you!

For the documentation see the created HTML documents situated in docs/manual/index.html or in the installed version see $PREFIX/share/doc/capisuite/manual/index.html. There's also a german translation of the manual available at

Building capisuite from git

git clone
cd capisuite
./configure ...options...
sudo make install

Please see Makefile.git for other targets which may be useful for core-developers.

Side notes

This git repository was created from the svn dumps that Gernot Hillier kindly provided on and contains his and his collaborators work.

All credit should go to the original team. I (larsimmisch) have only made minor bugfixes, in particular small changes that make capisuite compatible with mISDN (the socket branches from