🎉 Owncast 0.0.3 is out! 🎉
This is pretty amazing! An open-source video streaming service that comes with batteries included: live chat, adaptive bitrate streaming, an admin interface.
Think of it as a self-hosted Twitch alternative!
Check out the demo instance: https://watch.owncast.online/
Brother Soul Here. We Use it. for LABR and it's Proper, through and through.
@fribbledom Hmm, I need to disable ublock origin on the demo instance otherwise it will not load. Seems to block social-icons-list.js for some reason.
I know what you mean, but just don't use the install script then. While I agree it's bad practice in general, we're really just trying to help people who are a little less comfortable on the terminal - and couldn't otherwise try out Owncast yet.
I'm sure you'll easily be able to build it yourself, though 😊
@fribbledom I will but this introduces "BAD practices" and seriously this works completely unmonitored of any packet manager.
This should not be default.
Meh. Even SNAP is preferred if not for deb and rpm.
Sorry but this requires a server installation and what this does here is raising a new generation of "No idea what I'm doing here but what could possibly go wrong" admins having outdated spam relays on gigabit uplinks in the end.
Leave it to admins to provide this for users.
Will manual install work on Arm? The install script failed on the RPi4 running my current site/streaming server :/
Should work fine, even though I'm not sure if the Pi 4 is capable enough for on-the-fly video encoding.
@fribbledom Second tool like this I've seen here in as many days.
Pretty cool that these projects exist, we might need them someday.
@fribbledom quick feedback: the emoji picker is very very slow on mobile, and the autofocus on the search box makes the keyboard go up (practically blocking the emoji)
@fribbledom That is awesome, Are you working on some type of superchat feature so streamers can get paid.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!