Sorry, we're not experts in Squeeze -- our focus is on Ubuntu 10.04
32-bit and 64-bit.
On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 10:14 AM, Larry G. Wapnitsky <la...@kvetsch.com> wrote:
> Nobody's willing to assist?
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Nobody's willing to assist?
Sorry to hear you couldn't get it working! We (the core developers)
didn't write the documentation at
nor did we test it. It was contributed by Wagner Spirigoni who
graciously put it together. We made it available on our wiki to help
other Debian users install BigBlueButton.
We put a lot of effort into our documentation, and we take pride in
making sure it's correct, but you've pointed out a dilemma. By
allowing others to edit wiki pages and put instructions for other
distributions (such as the FreeBSD), we rely on them to ensure it's
correct. Great when it is, but when it doesn't work, the tendency is
to conclude the maintainers of the BigBlueButton project don't care
about the docs.
We've edited the Debian page to put a big disclaimer at the top. We
were hoping that other Debian users would have read your posts and
chimed into help you get BigBlueButton running.
Is it an option for you to install BigBlueButton on Ubuntu 10.04
32-bit or 64-bit? If so, we'll gladly help you get it running -- it's
the reference platform we know the most, and we focus on it to ensure
the quality of the product.
Thank you for looking at this and accepting my feedback.
One options is to build/install swftools yourself from source (which
should bypass any ubuntu-specific dependencies) and then install
bbb-conf with ignore the dependency on swftools-0.9.1. Haven't tried
this myself, but I found this thread on ignoring dependencies after a
bit of googling
If you do
sudo apt-get install --download-only bbb-web
you'll have the latest package in
Added you so you can edit the wiki.
I just when through an install on Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit using the repository at
deb http://ubuntu.bigbluebutton.org/lucid/ bigbluebutton-lucid main
and it worked for me. Could it be on debian it's looking for 64-bit
packages with different names ... have you gotten the 64-bit install
to work on debian before?
Does this work for you?
Really good work on getting BigBlueButton running on Debian!
In BigBlueButton 0.8 we need FreeSWITCH 1.0.7 for the extra events to
implement start/stop recording of audio. However, the PPA for
FreeSWITCH on Ubuntu 10.04 only install FreeSWITCH 1.0.6, so we had to
create our own FreeSWITCH package for 1.0.7.
We didn't want to conflict with the existing FreeSWITCH package called
'freeswitch', so we called the package 'bbb-freeswitch'. We haven't
updated http://hudson.bigbluebutton.org or the development repository
as we're still working on the packaging for the upcoming beta for