Install Jitsi (SIP voice and video client) Instant Messenger

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Jitsi (formerly SIP Communicator) is a free and open source multiplatform voice (VoIP), videoconferencing and instant messaging application for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It supports several popular instant messaging and telephony protocols, including open recognised encryption protocols for chat (OTR) and voice/video/streaming and voice/video conferencing (SIP/RTP/SRTP/ZRTP), as well as built-in IPv6, NAT traversal and DNSSEC. Jitsi and its source code are released under the terms of the LGPL. Jitsi is also considered a good alternative to Skype.Install Jitsi (SIP voice and video client) Instant Messenger In Ubuntu 13.04


  • Attended and blind call transfer
  • Auto away
  • Auto re-connect
  • Auto answer and Auto Forward
  • Call recording
  • Call encryption with SRTP and ZRTP
  • Conference calls
  • Direct media connection establishment with the ICE protocol
  • Desktop Streaming
  • Encrypted password storage using a master password
  • File transfer for XMPP, AIM/ICQ, Windows Live Messenger, YIM
  • Instant messaging encryption with OTR
  • IPv6 support for SIP and XMPP
  • Media relaying with the TURN protocol
  • Message Waiting Indication (RFC 3842)
  • Voice and video calls for SIP and XMPP using H.264 and H.263 or VP8 for video encoding
  • Wideband audio with SILK, G.722, Speex and Opus
  • DTMF support with SIP INFO, RTP (RFC 2833/RFC 4733), In-band
  • Zeroconf via mDNS/DNS-SD
  • Group video support (Jitsi Videobridge)
  • Packet loss concealment with the SILK and Opus codecs

Installing Jitsi

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below command to download it:

32 Bit:


64 Bit:


Run the below command to install Jitsi on both 32 and 64 bit systems:

sudo dpkg -i jitsi_2.2-latest_*.deb