[Ilugc] Video chat in linux?
rajanvn at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 10:08:00 IST 2006
On 11/1/06, ஸ்ரீ ராமதாஸ் <shriramadhas at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been using Ekiga.. I use it for voice chat in GNU/ Linux.
> Hope it works fine for web cam too....
> Have anyone tried Ekiga for Vedio Chat?
> Am eager to know!
> Natarajan V wrote:
> > And yes, I have tried to use GnomeMeeting from my home to connect to a
> > WinXP-> M$ Net Meeting, and was quite successful with Voice and Video,
> > but no text chat. The advantage is that you can see how much of band
> > width is in use. The flip side was that the Video and Voice quality
> > was very pathetic over my internet connection. Gnome Meeting/Net
> > meeting uses the regular GSM compression algorithms for voice
> > compression. It is no where near the voice quality of Skype. But if
> > you have a very good bandwidth every tool is the same.
Gnome Meeting has been renamed to Ekiga. So... Yes, I have tried :-).
But quality wise, I prefer half duplex mode in aMSN.
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