63% of 153 people have guessed right. 👌
And another one :(
@Gina When you're using Debian packages, there's a config file in /usr/share/jitsi-meet/interface_config.js which has parameters like OPTIMAL_BROWSERS and UNSUPPORTED_BROWSERS (see comment in the file).
All browsers not listed in OPTIMAL_BROWSERS will get a warning popup as they join a meeting. All browsers listed in UNSUPPORTED_BROWSERS will see a landing page that directs them to download a supported browser.
Warning: The file gets overwritten when the jitsi-meet deb is upgraded.
@vc4all @sunweaver @Gina I think I can confirm this. I installed Jitsi just last Friday on a scaleway dedibox with just 2 cores and 4GB memory, and running a Tor bridge in parallel.
I was surprised how smooth the installation went, and how significant the improvement over the big hosted instances was. But that might explain it. Guess I got lucky that videobridge 2 got pushed to stable just before my installation.
Only tried with some 5 participants so far, but will report back later.
@Gina safari doesn't work or is unsupported?
@FLOX_advocate I'm honestly not sure. According to the forums Safari is supported, but not well?
@Gina thanks for the info!
I've been trying to use jitsi for some community events and for personal use, but have a limited selection of devices to test from
it won't work for our open meetings due to lack of moderation tools, but it's been working great for private events
@Gina according to a friend Safari just got webrtc support this version
his testing still couldn't get video working, but audio did
Is there a mumble connector for jitsi? :)
I've asked for a URL on the new support, but haven't yet gotten a response
@FLOX_advocate Not a helpdesk here.
@Gina sorry, wasn't asking for information. Just passing on information in case it's useful to you
If it's noise, please ignore!
@FLOX_advocate No worries, it's not you. I just gained consciousness on the wrong side of the rest slab, sorry.
@Gina no worries. You seem to have so much going on I wanted to make sure you know I'm not asking for some of your time!
Have a great day!
Well past time for me to hit the rest slab.
@Gina It's just terrible, Jitsi only works properly with Chrome and somehow we're supposed to know that. It tends to just freeze for no reason and then you refresh, it works for a while but breaks for someone else who then refreshes and it breaks for you etc etc
I haven't been able to figure out how to get it to work reliably. Tried multiple instances, tried using the android app, etc etc. Argh
@Matter I got it stabilized by using the Jitsi DEBs from their unstable repo branch.
Safari is a bag of hurt, the new internet explorer. But that shouldn't be a problem for end users. Have you tried the latest breeding edge version? A lot should have improved
@Gina Yeah 💪
@Gina 60% of the time, it works every time....
@Gina You got more people to vote in your poll than most American cities could.
@Gina Oh I know ... we have one or two people who refuse to move off of IE11 ... 😐
@boblmartens Wow that's a whole other level of stupid.
@Gina I'll refuse to comment too specifically with that one. 🙂
@boblmartens I mean, even Edge is a lot better than IE11, wouldn't they prefer that?
@Gina You’d think ... but no. Too different.
I work with a great person, with impressive competence and insight. But he has a maddening allergy to change streak regarding computing. He continues to use totally obsolete methods when he could be so much more efficient if he were willing to adapt.
@Gina you should blacklist your work-related hosts/apps outside of office hours. :)
@FiXato I really should.
I tried to host a larger-scale call, but I think my internet connection just can't handle it.
Queue loads of people badmouthing it. I think the exact words were:
Made me sad.
@manuelcaeiro well that's not very helpful then is it 😅
@Gina You will never know if you don't try it. 😎
@phel Talk is still painfully unstable, I'll check out the other suggestion.
@Gina Ok, correction on this one: indico doesn't provide videoconferencing, it only integrates into some other solutions...
@Gina Our college has been using BigBlueButton for doing online classes and it worked perfectly.
Do share your experience!
@Gina you miss some simple points:
- complaining about a central service can be compared and indicate a service problem
- complaining about performance of a decentral service has to be differed
-- the service software (client support etc)
-- the server power running the software
-- the exchange between instances when applicable...
So talking about bad performance of jitsi without stating the instance/server is useless...
@Gina Btw, if the problem lies with people using Firefox, hopefully in 1-3 weeks things should get better: https://github.com/jitsi/jitsi-meet/issues/4758#issuecomment-609977084
(Too little too late, but good to know, I guess.)
@vinnl the problem lies with people.
@Gina It always does :)
@Gina - otherwise I would recommend https://www.webex.com (buh!) and/or https://www.bluejeans.com/ - both will cost you something and I know that your org is short on money.
For Webex that would be 13.- EUR per named user/host per month. If you don't need every user to schedule their own meeting but handle this through some assistants, then it might be a cheap solution with 1-3 named hosts.
I would also prefer a FOSS solution over Webex, but...
@nono as in, a VoIP sip bridge?
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