[kde-linux] Video confercing options?

Robin Atwood robin.atwood at attglobal.net
Wed Dec 28 14:21:23 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 28 December 2005 18:01, Chakkaradeep C C wrote:
> Hi,
> On 12/28/05, Robin Atwood <robin.atwood at attglobal.net> wrote:
> > I am looking for an application to video conference from my laptop back
> > to the
> > home PC. I found konference but that seems to be a rather immature
> > project,
> > and anyway, didn't seem to do anything. Against my better judgement I
> > emerged
> > gnomemeeting (and 12 other packages) and at first it seemed fairly solid.
> > However, upon setting up  a connection I got a problem with the audio: it
> > couldn't share the device. KDE and gnomemeeting are both set to use ALSA.
> >
> > Anybody else got anywhere with conferencing?
> I have used VLC Media Player for Video Conferenceing,Live Video Streaming.
> It is really powerful as you can control bandwidth,size and there are still
> many options to explore.It connects with most of the devices.Just give a
> hands on it.

Thanks for the suggestion but reading the doco, vlc only streams from certain 
capture hardware, which does not seem to include a webcam - unless someone 
knows different...

Robin Atwood.

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 Where there ain't no Ten Commandments an' a man can raise a thirst"
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