meet 1.1.0

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Start a Jitsi meeting quickly with meet. It creates a meeting with a secure ID and prints the meeting URL to stdout. It can style, open, copy, and send the URL for your convenience. No registration required, no data collected.


meet has no required runtime dependencies.

Jitsi requires a browser like Firefox, the Jitsi Desktop app, or a telephone to join a meeting.

Optional dependencies add more features:

  • xsel to copy URL to clipboard
  • xdg-open to open the URL in your browser
  • keybase to send the URL to a friend


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feature short long description
settings --init initialize meet settings
-u URL --use URL use URL for this meeting
style -s --snake use snake_case for meeting title
-d --dash use dashes for meeting title
-t --title use TitleCase for meeting title (default)
-S --shout use SHOUTπŸ‘οΈCASEπŸ—―οΈ for meeting title
-3 --heart use ❣️heart❀️style❣️ for meeting title
-j TEXT --emoji=TEXT put TEXT between words of meeting title
open -o --open open url in your browser after a short pause
-O --open-immediate open url in your browser immediately
copy -c --copy copy url to clipboard using xsel
send -k USER --send-kb=USER send url to USER on Keybase


Go to releases and download the latest archive. Then unpack it somewhere on your PATH, such as:

$ cd ~/Downloads
$ tar xzf meet-1.1.0.tgz
$ sudo install meet /usr/local/bin/meet

Installation from source

To install meet from source, you will need these dependencies:

  • git
  • make
  • crystal
  • coreutils
  • readline

Crystal has these transitive dependencies: gcc, pkg-config, libpcre3-dev, libevent-dev.

Follow these steps to install:

$ git clone
$ cd meet
$ make
$ sudo make install
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