Mumble

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Mumble is a voice over IP (VoIP) application primarily designed for use by gamers, similar to programs such as TeamSpeak and Ventrilo.

This page goes over installation and configuration of both the client portion of the software (Mumble) and the server portion (Murmur).

Client

Installation

Install the mumble package (or mumble-gitAUR for the development version).

For JACK support, install the mumble-jackAUR package (or mumble-jack-gitAUR[broken link: package not found] for the development version).

If you're on a x86_64 system and would like to use the Mumble overlay with 32-bit games, you'll need to install lib32-libmumbleAUR.

Configuration

When you first launch the client, a configuration wizard will take you through the setup process. Settings can be changed later through the menu.

For a discussion of advanced settings, see the official documentation. The Mumbleguide is a good starting point.

Server

The Mumble project maintains a good guide for setting up the server here: Murmurguide. What follows is a quick-and-dirty, abridged version of that guide.

Installation

Install the murmur package.

For ICE support, install the murmur-iceAUR[broken link: package not found] package.

The postinstall script will tell you to reload dbus and set the supervisor password. The default configuration does not use dbus, so you can ignore that if you want. Setting the supervisor password is recommended, however.

Configuration

Network

If you use a firewall, you will need to open TCP and UDP ports 64738. Depending on your network, you may also need to set a static IP, port forwarding, etc.

Config File

The default Murmur config file is at /etc/murmur.ini and is heavily commented. Reading through all the comments is highly recommended.

Startup

Enable and then start murmur.service. If all went smoothly, you should have a functioning Murmur server.

SSL/TLS

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Notes: Most of this is covered elsewhere. (Discuss in Talk:Mumble#)

Obtain either a self-signed certificate as described in OpenSSL, or a publicly trusted one with Let's Encrypt according to the following directions:

Install the certbot package. Temporarily turn off any webservers listening on port 443, if any (apache/nginx/etc)

# systemctl stop nginx

Generate the Let's Encrypt certificate for Murmur

# certbot certonly --standalone --standalone-supported-challenges tls-sni-01

Re-enable webservers, if any

# systemctl start nginx

Edit murmur.ini and tell it where your key and cert are:

/etc/murmur.ini
sslCert=/etc/letsencrypt/live/$domain/cert.pem
sslKey=/etc/letsencrypt/live/$domain/privkey.pem
sslCA=/etc/letsencrypt/live/$domain/fullchain.pem