Installing Additional Prompts

Additional prompts are installed via the menuselect application in your Asterisk source directory. There are three sets of audio packages: Core Sound, Extra Sound, and Music On Hold File. Each set of packages is broken down into different formats (and the Core Sound packages are available in multiple languages). Using the menuselect application, you can select combinations of audio packages for use in your environment. Some of the formats available include:

As of this writing, the Core Sound packages are available in the following languages:


Selecting any sounds in menuselect will cause the system to download the files from the Digium FTP server upon install. The size of these files ranges anywhere from 2 MB to 27 MB, so be aware of this when installing offline, or on slow and expensive links.