Install Mumble on Ubuntu 18.04

Mumble is a voice over IP (VoIP) application used primarily by gamers. In this article, we’ll be installing the Mumble server on an Ubuntu 18.04 Cloud Server and connecting to it from the Mumble client.

Prerequisites

A Cloud Server running Ubuntu 18.04

Access to the root or admin user

Install Mumble

Install the mumble-server package using apt.

apt install mumble-server

Configure Mumble with dpkg.

dpkg-reconfigure mumble-server

You’ll be asked if you want the service to start on boot. This is recommended.

In order to ensure low latency audio, select Yes.

Choose a secure password.

Connect to your Mumble server

To connect to your Mumble server, open up the Mumble client and click Add New….

Enter your server details and the password your choose during install. Click OK and then Connect.

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