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How to use bigbluebutton after install

Hello , I want to test bbb on your platform, I can connect but a message ‘the flash player plugin is not compatible’ what can I do to resolve this case? bigbluebuttonserver22onubuntu1604-s-2vcpu-4gb-amd-ams3-01


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alexdo
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March 25, 2024

Heya, @8dd58b5033594e43902f9182ad04d1

You can install BBB on a new droplet manually since the marketplace app is using older version of Ubuntu and looking at BBB docs they recommend Ubuntu 20.04 and above:

https://docs.bigbluebutton.org/administration/install/

Regards

Hello , thank but I use your marketplace solution normally, I don’t have to do anything more? Can you guarantee me that your solution works? https://marketplace.digitalocean.com/apps/bigbluebutton-server can you test an installation?

KFSys
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March 16, 2024

Heya @8dd58b5033594e43902f9182ad04d1,

Can you give us a little bit more background on what you are trying to achieve, how are you trying to achieve it and any potention history of configuration on the BigBlueButton software?

Here are some general steps on how to achieve the installation if you haven’t:

Using BigBlueButton on a DigitalOcean Droplet involves several steps, including setting up the Droplet, installing BigBlueButton, and configuring the server. Here’s a general guide:

  1. Create a DigitalOcean Account and Droplet:

    • Sign up or log in to your DigitalOcean account.
    • Create a new Droplet. For BigBlueButton, it’s recommended to choose a Droplet with at least 4 GB of RAM and 2 CPUs, but requirements might vary based on your expected usage.
    • Select an operating system. BigBlueButton is typically compatible with Ubuntu. Check the BigBlueButton website for the recommended version.
  2. Access Your Droplet:

    • Once your Droplet is created, you can access it using SSH. You’ll need the IP address of your Droplet, the username (usually root), and your SSH key or password.
  3. Update Your System:

    • It’s good practice to update your system’s package index. Run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade.
  4. Install BigBlueButton:

    • BigBlueButton provides installation scripts and detailed instructions on their official website. Visit BigBlueButton’s Installation Guide for the latest instructions.
    • The installation typically involves executing a script that automatically installs BigBlueButton and its dependencies.

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