GnomeMeeting's Main Window
The main screen is simple, and easy to use.
The call to:// Destination or whom you want to call to.
On the left side of the main window you have the toolbar. From top to bottom:
- ILS- opens and close the DAP server where you can browse and look for people to talk to.
- >Hi.. – Opens the text chat base
- *. The gears – is the control panel and keeps the log history
- Activates your cam
- o< - Activates your speakerphone
In the control panel's audio tab you can use the sliders to set the speaker and microphone levels.
Slide the control bars to set the desired settings for your audio and microphone
In the same control panel's video tab, you can adjust the video properties.
- Brightness level.
- The white level.
- The color level.
- Cameras/light conditions and contrast
Connecting with another user
To start video conferencing directly with another user (end-to-end, no servers) you need to enter the remote host's IP address. (Figure 5.26)
Once the call was accepted, right-click on the video window and select remote to see only the remote party or both.
ILS (NetMeetingTM) Users
Once you did the directory setting click on find friends on ILS, click on Refresh to update the list of available users connected to that ILS server.
Selecting a user
Now, right-click on the person you want to call and select Call This User to initiate the call, or place the IP Address in the callto:// url. You can change ILS servers in the ILS directory pull-down list if you use multiple ILS servers.