Currently, popular services that many people use for online meetings are services like Zoom, Google Meet, and Skype. This Talking Jitsi is also a free and open-source program that can be used for online meetings. And this is a service that can compete with other services. Because it’s open source, if needed, someone with the skill can create their own server and use it as a personal service. The general usage is very simple.
There is no software to install. You can go to this link and create/join a meeting without registering through the browser. There is no time limit for meetings. The number of members is limited to 100 at a time. If you want to stream to more people, you can easily stream the meeting on YouTube Live.
There is no time limit for meetings. The number of members is limited to 100 at a time. If you want to broadcast to more people, you can easily stream the meeting on YouTube Live.
Other facilities available at Jitsi
- Dropbox storage has a cloud recording facility.
- Meetings can also be embedded in your website.
- Here is the facility to manually adjust the meeting quality to suit your internet speed.
- There is the convenience of sharing a YouTube or Direct video link directly to the meeting.
- If necessary, you can log in from your mobile device using the apple or android app.
- Several people can share the screen at the same time.
- Can easily connect with Google, and Microsoft Calendars.
How to install – Ubuntu
echo 'deb https://download.jitsi.org stable/' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jitsi-stable.list
wget -qO - https://download.jitsi.org/jitsi-key.gpg.key | apt-key add -
The installation process is fast. The minimal requirements to host a Jitsi instance are the following:
- 2GHz CPU
- 1 GB Memory
- 25 GB Disk
- 10 GbE Network
Update package cache and install:
apt-get update apt-get install apt-transport-https
Install the jitsi – meet server:
apt-get -y install jitsi-meet