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dring - core daemon for Jami: secure and distributed voice, video and chat communication platform.


dring [OPTION]...


Jami is meant to be a robust enterprise-class desktop phone. It provides functions like call transfer, call hold, multiple lines, multiple accounts support. Jami audio layer is build upon a native ALSA interface and a native PulseAudio interface. dring is the core of Jami; it communicates with the client side through DBus. You need to install a client to use the daemon, for instance GTK+ client, gnome-ring.


Output the log to the console instead of syslog.
Debug mode (more verbose output).
Force automatic answer to incoming calls.
Stay alive after client quits.
Print short list of command-line options.


Please report bugs at


dring is developed in Montreal by Savoir-faire Linux Inc.

This manual page was written by Emmanuel Milou <>.




This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3 as published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian GNU/Linux systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL'.

2021-01-17 perl v5.32.1