[ale] ALE meeting location
James.Taylor at eastcobbgroup.com
Sat Mar 14 13:20:45 EDT 2020
I tried Jitsi with Firefox, and it seemed to work ok, but it had message windows saying it wouldn't work right covering up some of the icons.
Getting the messages to go away would help. Is that something on the settings, or just dumb programming?
james.taylor at eastcobbgroup.com
>>> Boris Borisov via Ale <ale at ale.org> 3/14/2020 9:42 AM >>>
Maybe next meeting should be online with topic how to fix my jitsi session.
If someone has problems we can all work together to fix it.
On Sat, Mar 14, 2020, 9:37 AM Jim Kinney via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
> Good test results and write-up. We've discussed ale meetings being
> published in the past but never moved beyond idea phase. This sounds like a
> very workable process. If we add the recording feature and a vps reflector,
> we have the makings of a pretty awesome meeting process.
> Maybe people can wear go pro cameras for the post meeting beer :-)
> On March 14, 2020 9:22:54 AM EDT, DJ-Pfulio via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
>> Sound problems are usually local pulseaudio stuff. Each person needs to
>> figure that out themselves. Usually killing pulseaudio is my 1st step,
>> then using pavucontrol to get the correct HW connected to the right output.
>> Viewing works w/ Firefox, but presenting wants Chromium-based browsers.
>> BTW, both FF and Chromium were run constrained via --private firejail
>> sandboxes during my testing. 10+ other people running a mix of OSes
>> didn't have issues besides poor bandwidth on their side.
>> During testing, i shared a presentation, a terminal window and everyone
>> said both were quite clear. Audio basically always worked, even when
>> someone's video dropped due to local (their side) issues. Turned out
>> the USB hub used was breaking the video.
>> There are many flaws w/ any webRTC solution, that is certain.
>> On 3/14/20 1:56 AM, Steve Litt wrote:
>>> On Thu, 12 Mar 2020 18:13:09 -0400
>>> DJ-Pfulio via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
>>> On 3/12/20 11:32 AM, Jim Kinney via Ale wrote:
>>>>> Now might be a good time to experiment with Apache Meeting.
>>>> Or jisti-meet. At ALE-NW, a new member setup the teleconf on a VPS in
>>>> about 10 minutes. The presenter doesn't need any local software
>>>> installed to share her screen. Any WebRTC capable browser worked.
>>> I beg to differ. Our GoLUG meetings use Jitsi. Only works with
>>> Chromium: No firefox, no Midori, nothing. I tried jitsi-meet: Even
>>> worse. No sound.
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