Charles, We can use the public free server without any issues. having your own private server probably offers you some benefit in that you get to control it, and who uses it; if you're a large corporation, that probably offers a lot of privacy advantages, but that's all I can think of. well, and maybe response time if the public servers should ever become overloaded because of popularity. Chip ------------------------------ Chip Orange Database Administrator Florida Public Service Commission Chip.Orange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (850) 413-6314 (Any opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Florida Public Service Commission.) > -----Original Message----- > From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Charles Atkins > Sent: Monday, December 21, 2009 12:17 PM > To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [tabi] Re: how to configure TeamTalk > > Are servers recommendable? > > Are some better than others? > > Please forgive my need to ask? > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Allison and Chip Orange" <acorange@xxxxxxxxxxx> > To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Monday, December 21, 2009 9:25 AM > Subject: [tabi] how to configure TeamTalk > > > > Hi all, > > > > here's some quick instructions on setting TeamTalk taken > from their help > > file. > > > > the first time entering TeamTalk, press the f4 key, which > takes you into > > the > > user preferences dialog, in the general tab. > > In here, enter your "nick name" (I suggest using your real > name), and tab > > over until you find the "push to talk" checkbox. this > means, if checked, > > that you want to trigger your microphone by holding down a > key on your > > keyboard. check it, and tab to the next control, the > "setup" button for > > this key combination. they suggest using the control key, > so press enter > > on > > this button, which is now waiting for you to hold and > release the key > > combination you want to use. push and release the control key. > > tab again until you come to the "voice activated checkbox", > which allows > > you > > to talk without holding down any key, but only is a good > idea if you are > > in > > a quiet room when you're using TeamTalk. I usually uncheck > this box. > > tab until you find the ok button, and you're done with > configuration. > > > > Now that your TeamTalk client's Preferences > > has been configured you're now ready to connect to a server which is > > explained in the following section. > > > > Connecting to a TeamTalk Server > > To connect to a TeamTalk server simply bring up the > > Server List > > (press F3) and the TeamTalk client will receive a list of publicly > > available TeamTalk > > servers. > > Select a server from the list of servers which become > available and press > > Connect > > . TeamTalk will afterwards try and connect to the server > and you will see > > the channels > > and users available on the server. > > > > arrow down until you find the channel you want. this is a > tree control, > > so > > pressing the right arrow on a channel will allow you to > arrow down and see > > what users are already connected to it. > > > > it looks to me that you right click a channel and choose > "join" and you're > > ready to go, although I haven't found a channel which does > not have a > > password to test this out. so, if people would like, we > can try tonight > > at > > 8 pm; I'll set up the TABI channel then for 15 minutes and > wait for people > > to show up and try connecting. email on tabi if you're > trying and failing > > at 8 tonight. > > > > Chip > > > > > > Check out the TABI resource web page at > > http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI > > and please make suggestions for new material. > > > > > > > > if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the > freelists.org web > > interface, or by sending an email to the address > > tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in > the subject. > > > > Check out the TABI resource web page at > http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI > and please make suggestions for new material. > > > > if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the > freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the > address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word > "unsubscribe" in the subject. > Check out the TABI resource web page at http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI and please make suggestions for new material. if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.