In order to run OpenBTS, you will need to start up 3-5 separate processes. These are OpenBTS, sipauthserve, OpenBTSCLI, smqueue (if you are using SMS), and one of FreeSWITCH/Asterisk/Yate.

Starting each of these manually can be tedious, so we have provided some startup scripts that have been tested on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. used for a FreeSWITCH configuration used for a YATE configuration