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;
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¶
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