[olug] Call for Speakers

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Thu May 12 01:30:15 CDT 2022

Dave Thacker said on Wed, 11 May 2022 21:10:17 -0500

>Thanks for offering Steve.   We have live meetings that are streamed
>via Zoom.   Our videographer spent many hours trying to OBS working,
>but couldn't keep up with the maintenance. 

If OBS stands for Open Broadcasting Software, I don't see how its
absence rules out Zoom's Open Source competitors Big Blue Button
and Jitsi.

Besides being Linux friendly and also Windows, Mac and device
accessible, another advantage of Jitsi is that any attendee can share
his/her screen. So when an attendee mentions something going wrong, the
attendee can share his/her screen and show the problem, and afterwards
the presenter can take charge of screen sharing.

> So we're using the big Z.
>Would that prevent you from presenting?

Yes. Zoom is difficult on non-mainstream Linux distros, and pretty much
impossible without Pulseaudio, which I refuse to install.



Steve Litt 
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