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Hosting a Mumble Server on ServerStadium


Mumble is a popular open-source voice chat software primarily used by gamers for its low latency and high-quality voice communication. Hosting a Mumble server on ServerStadium’s VMs or dedicated servers (VM Pricing, Dedicated Servers) ensures a stable and scalable platform for your communication needs. This guide will provide you with step-by-step instructions to set up and manage your Mumble server.

Hosting a Mumble Server on ServerStadium


  • A ServerStadium VM or dedicated server.
  • Basic knowledge of Linux server administration.

Step 1: Set Up Your ServerStadium Environment

  1. Select Your Server: Choose a ServerStadium VM or dedicated server. For a Mumble server, a basic VM should suffice for small to medium-sized communities.
  2. Initial Server Configuration: Connect to your server via SSH and update the system:

    sudo apt update
    sudo apt upgrade

Step 2: Install Mumble Server (Murmur)

  1. Install Mumble Server (Murmur):

    sudo apt install mumble-server

  2. Configure Murmur:After installation, configure Murmur:

    sudo dpkg-reconfigure mumble-server

    Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your server.

Step 3: Configure Mumble Server

  1. Edit Configuration File:Edit the Murmur configuration file to customize settings like welcome text, port, and bandwidth:

    sudo nano /etc/mumble-server.ini

  2. Restart Mumble Server:

    sudo systemctl restart mumble-server

Step 4: Set Up Port Forwarding (Optional)

  1. Port Forwarding:If your ServerStadium environment is behind a firewall, set up port forwarding for the default Mumble port (64738).

Step 5: Connect to Your Mumble Server

  1. Download Mumble Client:Download and install the Mumble client on your device from Mumble’s official website.
  2. Connect to Your Server:Open the Mumble client, add a new server, and use your ServerStadium server’s IP address and the port you configured (default is 64738).

Step 6: Server Administration

  1. Create and Manage Channels:As an administrator, you can create channels and manage user permissions through the Mumble client.


Your Mumble server is now up and running on a ServerStadium VM or dedicated server, offering a high-quality, low-latency voice communication solution. For more detailed guidance on managing your Mumble server or your ServerStadium infrastructure, visit our knowledge base or contact our support team.

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