Installing BigBlueButton 0.64 on CentOS5.5

The documentation to install BigBlueButton 0.64 on CentOS (and on most other distributions) is really excellent. However, I found that CentOS 5.5 had not been documented yet, so I tried it and run into a few problems. I explain below…

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So, what’s so good about Dokeos videoconference?

I’m often faced (locally) to the question about our videoconference tool… It is true that a lot of videoconference tools have appeared recently, even in Open-Source, so we don’t really have a unique marketing argument to defend it. The initial…

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Dokeos in Peru

In case it would be of any interest to you, I am currently developing a kind of “branch” of Dokeos (although nothing legally-binding about the branch stuff) in Latin America, and more specifically in Peru. Peru is still what I…

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Installing the videoconference – missing data in documentation

We just realised that through an unfortunate series of events, I had removed a line that Arnaud had added in the documentation on the videoconference installation process. It was missing the part where you download the dokeos-conference.war file and copy…

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Added documentation for Red5 server installation

Frédéric Burlet, the guy behind the Red5 server mods for the Dokeos videoconference, has recently added a short documentation to explain the process of installing the Red5 server on a… server. I’m adding it as is here, and I already…

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Preparing Dokeos 1.8.5 RC1

Next week, we will be releasing an RC1 for Dokeos 1.8.5. The main targets for this version are: fixing SCORM (import, export and reporting) fixing audio recorder and some videoconference minor bugs improving the templating system adding repetitive events to…

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Videoconference 2.0 released

That’s it, you can officially download the videoconference tool, in its second version, from the Dokeos website’s download page The interface is available in French, English, Spanish and German (and possibly others if you know where to download the translation…

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New videoconference tool on its way

I’ve been pretty busy the latest couple of days developing the new videoconference tool to improve its CSS configuration. It’s scheduled to be in production with Dokeos 1.8.5, but so far the main bits have been put together in a…

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Tips and tricks for using pseudo CSS in OpenLaszlo 4

[digg=http://www.digg.com/programming/Tips_and_tricks_for_using_pseudo_CSS_in_OpenLaszlo_4] Having had to deal with this stuff lately with the Dokeos videoconference development, I thought it might be useful. The mainstream page is located on the Dokeos wiki, so in the following weeks, I recommend, looking at it over…

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Update 3 for Flash 9 Linux – Still no V4L2 or GStreamer support

[digg=http://www.digg.com/linux_unix/Flash_9_update_3_for_Linux_No_web_cam_support] A new version of this article has been compiled here to cover version 10 of the Flash plugin which reportedly supports V4L2 in its second beta version! Mike Melanson, the (only?) developer assigned by Adobe to the Linux port…

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