firefox hello as alternative to skype?
frank at fstaals.net
Tue Aug 18 14:31:02 UTC 2015
Outback Dingo <outbackdingo at gmail.com> writes:
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 10:34 PM, Frank Staals <frank at fstaals.net> wrote:
>> Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at bris.ac.uk> writes:
>> > I'm having no luck getting any of the skype ports to work.
>> > In the meantime I found that Firefox Hello is advertised
>> > as an alternative:
>> > https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/hello/
>> > I still cannot find the "Firefox Hello Button" on my firefox-40.0_4,1.
>> > Has anybody used Firefox Hello?
>> > Thanks
>> > Anton
>> I've used it a few times. It actually seems to work quite well. I've
>> used only the 'no-logins just share the url to video-chat'
>> functionality. So then if you want to start a conversation you
>> (obviously) do need a way to communicate the url beforehand. Usually via
>> some other IM service :).
>> - Frank
> Just use tox .... see https://tox.chat/
I also tried (q)Tox. But I did not manage to get audio/video chat
working reliably over the internet. I kept having connection
issues. They warn that it is still under heavy development, so maybe not
that strange. It seems very promising though :)
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