[Noisebridge-discuss] Streaming Noisebridge meetings [help needed]

Jeffrey Carl Faden jeffreyatw at gmail.com
Fri Feb 7 01:13:57 UTC 2014


But yes, if you're running FreeBSD and trying to videoconference via
Google, you're probably out of luck.


On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 5:13 PM, Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>wrote:

> Sorry, I think there are actually two parts - a plugin, and an extension.
> They're different. I know, it's weird.
>
> For any Google-based audio/video-conferencing, you need to install the
> Google Talk plugin, I believe. It provides functionality not yet built-in
> to web standards. This is only for those who are broadcasting, not viewing.
>
> But I think the extension is just so you can stay logged into Google
> Hangouts (formerly Talk) regardless of what tab you have open. Entirely
> unnecessary.
>
> Jeffrey
>
> On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 5:09 PM, Adrian Chadd <adrian.chadd at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On 6 February 2014 17:05, Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Huh? You installed it as an extension? You don't need to do that.
>> >
>> > Simply go to Google+ and choose "Hangouts" from the menu. You can begin
>> a
>> > "Hangouts on Air" that will allow you to livestream and save to
>> YouTube. No
>> > extensions necessary for you or your viewers.
>>
>> Are you sure it doesn't require the plugin? I've tried this on a
>> platform that specifically doesn't _have_ the plugin compiled for it
>> (freebsd) and none of that functionality works.
>>
>>
>> -a
>>
>
>
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