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Jitsi Desktop

VoIP and instant messaging application

Jitsi Desktop, formerly known as the SIP Communicator and briefly known as just Jitsi, is a VoIP and instant messaging application that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, AIM/ICQ and IRC. It can handle every firewall, and has many other useful features.

This package is maintained by the community.

Video conferencing capabilities evolved out of this original project and are maintained by the Jitsi team under 8×8 which acquires the whole Jitsi Technology in 2018. So the said Jitsi can also refers to a set of free software projects including Jitsi-Meet and Jitsi-Videobridge. More information at https://jitsi.org/



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Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/jitsi
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://github.com/jitsi/jitsi

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