pidgin/Video and VNC
etienne.lequeux at alcatel-lucent.com
Tue Sep 8 03:59:05 EDT 2009
Pidgin now supports voIP/Vid since 2.6.1+
If using Ubuntu, quick setup is available from launchpad packages
( https://launchpad.net/~pidgin-developers/+archive/ppa )
On Mon, 2009-09-07 at 18:44 -0600, Brad Johnson wrote:
> How did you even get Pidgin to work for VoIP and video? I thought Pidgin
> didn't support that yet.
> LEQUEUX Etienne wrote:
> > LO,
> > I was delighted to use pidgin 2.6 (VoIP and video). KillerApp.
> > I've also noticed that using proposed interface (gstreamer-properties),
> > one may choose rfbsrc as a video input plugin.
> > ... which would offer 'application sharing' to pidgin users...
> > However, gstreamer-properties warns stating 'Custom: could not
> > negotiate format'
> > :-(
> > -> Would any of you offer tips & tricks here ? Any success to use this
> > way ? any way to parameterize rfbsrc ?
> > I understand is this rather a gstreamer issue than a pidgin one... but
> > if it worked, I would offer another interesting feature to pidgin users
> > (thus those maybe more motivated rather gstreamer ones ?)
> > (rfbsrc part of gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad , barely documented)
> > TIA,
> > Etienne\
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