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[ale] ALE meeting location

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
>figure that out themselves. Usually killing pulseaudio is my 1st step,
>then using pavucontrol to get the correct HW connected to the right
>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
>>> 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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