Video Chat:

  • Armin Maier
    Armin Maier

    I have downloaded the Dimdim 3.5 Beta Release and installed it on Debian Lenny, everything is working fine, expect the video chat function, i can only see the video from the meeting initiator on both sides. Should the video chat function work in the Opensource version of dimdim and in case of yes, what can be the reason, i have set the following in



    • dimdim_dip

      Hi Armin,

      Thank you for your interest in Dimdim.
      Please follow the steps to start a two way video meeting.
      1. Start the meeting using you start url http://<ip>/dimdim/
      2. Click on the start meeting button.
      3. Click on the feature tab.
      4. From Audio-video drop down please select the video-chat option.
      5.Then click on start.

      Once the meeting starts presenter can assign video to attendee by clicking the gray icon beside the name of attendee.

      Please let us know if this helps.

      Thanks & Regards,

      • John

        How many attendees are able to have video chat at one time?

        • I believe it's 2 video streams in the current release.  There is another forum post about how to enable it:


          Kevin Micalizzi, Dimdim Community Manager
          e: kevin (at) dimdim (dot) com

    • Mike Sman
      Mike Sman

      I have my server all set up. Ihave checked all the settings from here re video chat.
      although when i test it, the sound from my webcam is ok, i dont see any picture when im in as admin or as a user.
      in admin, its telling me its live, but no picture there.
      any help. cheers Mike

    • Mike Sman
      Mike Sman

      Re above
      I found it. I didnt have my cam chosen in the list, defaulted to a google cam?
      so far so good.