News & Announcements

Jitsi 1.0 released

Version 1.0 of Jitsi, an audio/video and chat communicator, has been released. This comes after four months of active development, bug hunting and fixing.

Jitsi offers several advanced communication features, including secure video calls using ZRTP, conferencing, chat, file transfer, and cross-platform remote desktop sharing. It is available under the LGPL license.

The list of new features and bugs fixed in this stable release is a very long one, but here are the highlights:

  • Switched from Java Media Framework (JMF) to Freedom for Media in Java (FMJ)
  • Support for cross-protocol conference calls
  • Incoming calls can be answered into an existing conference call
  • Separate calls can be merged into a single conference call
  • Hot plug support – new audio devices can be plugged and unplugged during a call
  • DNSSEC support
  • Experimental support for video conferencing

You may download Jitsi for your operating system or distribution from here. If you are using Debian, Linux Mint, Ubuntu or any other distribution derived from Debian, you might want to read Install Jitsi 1.0 in Debian, Linux Mint and Ubuntu. This image shows the supported protocols.
Jitsi Protocol Support

Related Posts

Safeplug offers plug-and-play anonymous Web browsing using Tor Safeplug is a new network device from Cloud Engines, Inc., the company behind Pogoplug. Using Tor, Safeplug allows you to browse the Internet anon...
Yea, we want to hear you say it! Baby, I want to hear you say it. Consider this a joke, but a very serious one. Some will find it funny and laugh. Others will still find it funny,...
The Old Reader to shut down – in 2 weeks Maintainers of The Old Reader have announced that the service will no longer be accepting new registrations, the service itself will be shutting down ...
How to install Anaconda 1.9 in Ubuntu 13.10 This short article shows how to install Anaconda 1.9 in Ubuntu 13.10. No, it's not that Anaconda. This Anaconda is a free Python package for la...
The National Archives releases new version of file-identification software DROID On 7 March 2011, the National Archives launched the newest version of Digital Record Object Identification (DROID), an open source, file-identificatio...
Interactive Data Science with R in Apache Zeppelin Notebook The objective of this blog post is to help you get started with Apache Zeppelin notebook for your R data science requirements. Zeppelin is a web-based...

We Recommend These Vendors and Free Offers

Launch an SSD VPS in Europe, USA, Asia & Australia on Vultr's KVM-based Cloud platform starting at $5:00/month (15 GB SSD, 768 MB of RAM).

Deploy an SSD Cloud server in 55 seconds on DigitalOcean. Built for developers and starting at $5:00/month (20 GB SSD, 512 MB of RAM).

Want to become an expert ethical hacker and penetration tester? Request your free video training course of Online Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

Whether you're new to Linux or are a Linux guru, you can learn a lot more about the Linux kernel by requesting your free ebook of Linux Kernel In A Nutshell.


One Comment

  1. Pingback: Links 5/4/2012: Early Look at GNOME 3.4, Mageia 2 Postponed | Techrights

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*