Preparing for the Video Chat meeting on 23 January 2014

LP linuxpusher2 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 2 18:31:24 UTC 2014


even as a guest it "Demands a Facebook account" ?


On 2 January 2014 13:29, LP <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Trying to get it to work asks for Fac3b00k account I do not fac3book.
> Then it says trial ended pay here ???
> Will keep trying for a while.
> I use Google Chat normally.
>
>
> On 2 January 2014 13:16, LP <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks, I was there.
>>
>>
>> On 2 January 2014 13:07, Seb Lemery <seblemery at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Tinychat.com
>>> On Jan 2, 2014 1:01 PM, "LP" <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Tiny Chat, tiny chat & tinychat does not appear in Ubuntu Software ?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 2 January 2014 10:08, Seb Lemery <seblemery at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Skype is good, but have you considered tinychat? You can login with
>>>>> google, facebook and just as a guest.
>>>>> On Jan 2, 2014 3:13 AM, "Bob Jonkman" <bjonkman at sobac.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>  Happy New Year Everybodeee!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> At the last IRC meeting in November we came up with the idea to try a
>>>>>> Video Chat[1] for our next meeting on Thursday, 23 January 2014.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> But what video chat software should we use?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The Ubuntu Developer Summit meetings use Google Hangouts. But that's
>>>>>> not
>>>>>> FAIF software, and requires people to have a Google Plus account.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> José Antonio Rey (LoCo Council member from Peru!) and I tried to video
>>>>>> chat over the open standards XMPProtocol (I used the Jitsi application
>>>>>> from https://jitsi.org/; don't know what José used). We could see
>>>>>> each
>>>>>> other, but didn't get sound to work. But given a bit more time, that
>>>>>> could be fixed. The Jitsi demo of a video chat looks pretty
>>>>>> impressive:
>>>>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-YGw3bgB_s
>>>>>>
>>>>>> There's the open source Big Blue Button http://bigbluebutton.org/
>>>>>> although that looks like it's intended for a classroom more than a
>>>>>> video
>>>>>> chat.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> And, of course, there's Skype and Facebook, but both of those are
>>>>>> non-FAIF and require accounts on their services.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Skype: http://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-linux/
>>>>>> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/videocalling
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So, over the next week let me know what your preferred video chat
>>>>>> software is. I'll tally up the results next Friday (10 January).
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 1st choice = 3 points
>>>>>> 2nd choice = 2 points
>>>>>> 3rd choice = 1 point
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Choose from:
>>>>>>   Google Hangouts
>>>>>>   XMPP (Jitsi, Pidgin, Empathy, & other apps should interoperate)
>>>>>>   Big Blue Button
>>>>>>   Skype
>>>>>>   Facebook Video Calling
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Once we've picked the  video chat software maybe the local chapters
>>>>>> could hold an Ubuntu Hour. That would give people a chance to iron out
>>>>>> any kinks with the software.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We can discuss the video chat on the Ubuntu-ca mailing list. The list
>>>>>> is
>>>>>> a great place to ask for help if you can't get your webcam or
>>>>>> microphone
>>>>>> working, or need help installing software. If you're not already on
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> Ubuntu-ca mailing list you can join at
>>>>>> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-ca
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm sending this message to several Ubuntu chapter mailing lists as
>>>>>> well
>>>>>> as the Launchpad Ubuntu-ca membership, so please pardon me if you
>>>>>> should
>>>>>> get this multiple times.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> See you all online!
>>>>>> --Bob, who wonders if Chat Roulette is still a thing...
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> [1] "ACTION: Schedule a video chat for Ubuntu Canada"
>>>>>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CanadianTeam/Meetings/2013/2013-11-28#line-48
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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