What is Kalkun?

Kalkun is open source web-based SMS (Short Message Service) management, it use gammu-smsd as SMS gateway engine to deliver and retrieve messages from your phone/modem. Kalkun and gammu is two different things. you have to install and configure gammu at yourself. Kalkun only manage database that given by gammu. Take a look at the architecture :

Kalkun ⇔ DB Engine ⇔ Gammu-SMSD ⇔ Phone/Modem

What is the advantages?

Since it web-based, you just need to put this software on one computer, let say it as your server. And other computer on your network (or even on the internet, if you need so), just need a browser to use it. Another advantages is you don't need to worry about phone memory capacity, because your message is stored in the database.


Kalkun is released under GNU General Public License. You're free to modify and/or redistribute the source code.