Video Conferencing Server

Jitsi is a collection of free and open-source multiplatform voice (VoIP), videoconferencing and instant messaging applications for the web platform, Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and Android.

The Jitsi open source repository on Github currently contains 73 repositories. The major projects include:

  • Jitsi Meet – video conferencing server designed for quick installation on Debian/Ubuntu servers;

  • Jitsi Videobridge – WebRTC Selective Forwarding Unit engine for powering multi-party conferences;

  • Jigasi - server-side application that links allows regular SIP clients to join Jit Meet conferences hosted by Jitsi Videobridge;

  • lib-jitsi-meet - A low-level JavaScript API for providing a customized UI for Jitsi Meet;

  • Jidesha – a Chrome and Firefox extension for Jitsi Meet;

  • Jitsi – an audio, video, and chat communicator that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, AIM/ICQ, and IRC.

Basic Jitsi Meet install

See https://github.com/jitsi/jitsi-meet/blob/master/doc/quick-install.md.

Add the Jitsi package repository

Trusting the software publisher:

$ sudo apt-key adv --fetch-keys https://download.jitsi.org/jitsi-key.gpg.key

Adding the repository:

$ echo 'deb https://download.jitsi.org stable/' | \
    sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jitsi-stable.list
$ sudo apt update