Jitsi Meet Installation Guide | Ubuntu 18.04/20.04 Server

how to install jitsi meet on ubuntu server

Jitsi is a free and open source video conferencing, voice calling and instant messenger platform . It is available for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS platforms. Jitsi is a secured WebRTC platform. Jitsi have all the features like zoom, Google meet platforms. You can set up Jitsi Meet on your own server.

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to install jitsi meet on ubuntu 18.04/20.04 server.

Install Jitsi Meet:

Download the Jitsi GPG key to your Ubuntu 18.04/20.04 server.

wget -qO - https://download.jitsi.org/jitsi-key.gpg.key

After downloading the GPG key then add the GPG key to your Ubuntu 18.04/20.04 server.

sudo apt-key add jitsi-key.gpg.key

Create and add the Jitsi repository to your Ubuntu 18.04/20.04 server

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb https://download.jitsi.org stable/' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jitsi-stable.list"

Install the apt-transport-https packages

sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https

Then update the Ubuntu packages and install Jitsi Meet

sudo apt-get -y update
sudo apt-get -y install jitsi-meet

This will be prompted to enter your host name as the image below

Now select the SSL certificate, if you have your own SSL certificate select I want to use my own certificate or select Generate a new self-certificate.

Note: Self signed certificates shows some warning now proceed with warning after that you can install your own SSL certificate.

After that access your URL on your browser, Now you can see the Jitsi Meet installed on your Ubuntu server.

Conclusion:

This is the recommended steps to install Jitsi meet on your own Ubuntu 18.04/ 20.04 server. In this article we have learned how to install Jitsi Meet on Ubuntu 18.04/ 20.04 server.

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