Download the currently supported versions of Asterisk and various Asterisk-related open source projects.
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If you need additional information about installing Asterisk from source code, read the installation guide on the Wiki.
Code can be checked out from the Git servers via anonymous read-only access. Development code can also be checked out from the Asterisk, libpri and DAHDI GitHub repositories. Below are example commands you might use to download the source from the various repositories.
# cd /usr/src
# git clone https://github.com/asterisk/asterisk asterisk
# git clone https://github.com/asterisk/dahdi-linux.git dahdi-linux
# git clone https://github.com/asterisk/dahdi-tools.git dahdi-tools
# git clone https://github.com/asterisk/libpri libpri
To clone only a specific Asterisk branch from GitHub, use the following format:
# git clone -b X https://github.com/asterisk/asterisk asterisk-X
(with X being the current release and revision number). Example:
Note: The below example may not reflect the current release to date.
# git clone -b 20 https://github.com/asterisk/asterisk asterisk-20
An important note
If you are intending to install a specific branch then it is best to clone that branch only and avoid cloning the entire repository.
If you have further questions or intend to push code back up to the repo please see the detailed Code Contribution instructions on the wiki.
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