How to Install Jitsi on Ubuntu 18 LTS

Jitsi is an open-source voice, video conferencing and instant messaging application. We can use it to easily build and deploy secure communication solutions. It is developed in Java and supports many telephony and instant messaging protocols such as SIP, Jabber/XMPP etc. It is based on OSGi architecture and uses Felix implementation from Apache.


For this tutorial, we will be using Ubuntu 18 LTS as the host operating system. Here is a brief overview of the steps we will be following in the tutorial.

  1. Some pre-requisite operations
  2. Set up FQDN if available
  3. Add Firewall Rules
  4. Installation
  5. Obtain a TLS certificate
  6. Understanding JITSI components
  7. NAT configuration
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