Mar 29, 2020

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Install Jitsi Meet on Debian 9 (Tutorial)

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Vippy The VPS

Jitsi Meet is a video conference web app that allows for on-the-fly video conferencing. In fact, you could go to their site to fire up a call right now for free, without registering or signing up for anything. But the really cool part is that you can self-host Jisti on your VPS to give you more control over your data and infrastructure.

It's an interesting alternative to Zoom or Google Hangouts and it's easy to set up on most Linux servers. In this article, we'll show you how to install Jitsi Meet on Debian 9.

Not running Debian? Click here to set up Jitsi Meet on CentOS with Docker Click here to set up Jitsi Meet on Ubuntu 18.04

Why is Jitsi better than Zoom?

First of all, we're not saying that it is!

But there have been questions about the quality of Zoom's privacy that are leading a lot of people to look for other options. Among other things, Jitsi doesn't require you to create an account or install browser plugins to

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