[nmglug] Video conferencing - set up a Jitsi instance

LeRoy Diener leroy at choosetherightside.com
Fri Aug 16 08:57:35 PDT 2019

Hi NMGLUG folks,

Based on advice from Jonathan, I'm trying to set up a Jitsi instance.
First, I can say that I'm not clear about the meaning of "set up an

I found some instructions on https://jitsi.org/downloads/

Here's what I've tried. The last few lines show some errors.
Any suggestions?

ll at leno:~$ wget -qO - https://download.jitsi.org/jitsi-key.gpg.key | sudo
apt-key add -
[sudo] password for ll:
ll at leno:~$ sudo sh -c "echo 'deb https://download.jitsi.org stable/' >
ll at leno:~$ sudo apt-get -y update
Get:1 http://security.debian.org/debian-security stretch/updates InRelease
[94.3 kB]
Ign:2 http://debian.osuosl.org/debian stretch InRelease

Get:3 http://debian.osuosl.org/debian stretch-updates InRelease [91.0 kB]
Get:4 http://security.debian.org stretch/updates InRelease [94.3 kB]
Get:5 http://security.debian.org/debian-security stretch/updates/main amd64
Packages [502 kB]
Get:6 http://security.debian.org stretch/updates/main amd64 Packages [502
Hit:7 http://debian.osuosl.org/debian stretch Release

Get:9 http://debian.osuosl.org/debian stretch-updates/main amd64
Packages.diff/Index [11.1 kB]
Get:10 http://debian.osuosl.org/debian stretch-updates/main amd64 Packages
2019-08-14-2019.27.pdiff [339 B]
Get:10 http://debian.osuosl.org/debian stretch-updates/main amd64 Packages
2019-08-14-2019.27.pdiff [339 B]
Fetched 1,296 kB in 1s (1,122 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found.
N: Is the package apt-transport-https installed?
E: Failed to fetch https://download.jitsi.org/stable/InRelease
E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones
used instead.

Thanks in  advance.

I am the Love of God, no matter what.
LeRoy Diener
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