How-to Quick-Start with TeamSpeak Client on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

February 27th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

TeamSpeak Client Installation on Ubuntu Linux




Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with TeamSpeak VoIP Audio Client for Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

TeamSpeak 3 offers the ideal tool for online gaming, education and training, internal business communication, and staying in touch with friends and family.

TeamSpeak 3 key Features:

  • Voice Quality: Opus audio codec for unmatched voice quality
  • Scalability: from small to large groups
  • Permissions: complete control over server
  • Security: AES based encryption optionally enabled
  • Customization: themes, soundpacks and designs
  • File Transfer: share and download files stored on server
  • Mobile: connection on the go with Android and iOS TeamSpeaks apps
How-to Quick-Start with TeamSpeak on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Quick-Start with TeamSpeak on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download TeamSpeak 3 Client for Linux

    Get TeamSpeak 3 Installer



  3. Access the Target location
    (Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or the Temporary directory /tmp)

    cd ~/Downloads

    Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:

    cd /tmp/mozilla*

    To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:

    ls .
  4. Installing TeamSpeak Client
    Give Execution Permission:

    chmod +x ./TeamSpeak*.run

    Run the Installer:

    sudo ./TeamSpeak*.run

    On License: ‘Enter’, ‘Down-Arrow’ to read, ‘q’ to Quit and ‘y’ to Accept.

  5. Relocating TeamSpeak Stuff
    First Delete the Installer:

    rm TeamSpeak*.run

    Then Switch contents with:

    sudo mv TeamSpeak* /opt/TeamSpeak-Client
  6. Launching TeamSpeak from CLI:

    sudo ln -s /opt/TeamSpeak-Client/ts3client_runscript.sh /usr/local/bin/ts3client

    Finally Launch it with:

    ts3client
  7. (Optional) To Launch from Desktop Create a TeamSpeak Launcher:

    Linux Ubuntu How-Launcher

    How-to Quick-Start with TeamSpeak on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Ubuntu Cinnamon Launcher

  8. How-to Quick-Start with TeamSpeak on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - UI

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