<note important>Please note that the description below is for Teamspeak 2. Teamspeak 2 has not seen updates in a long time and thus must be considered a security risk. If you run it, make sure it is not accessible via the internet.</note>
Teamspeak is a voice chat server made for online gaming. For Teamspeak version 2 a linux binary of the server is available.
Install the 32 bit compatibility libraries to run Teamspeak 2 on a 64 bit server:
aptitude install ia32-libs
Download the server
tar Archive and updated server binaries from the Teamspeak archive to
cd /opt tar xvf /tmp/ts2_server_rc2_202319.tar.bz2 mv tss2_rc2 teamspeak mv teamspeak/server_linux teamspeak/server_linux.old cp /tmp/server_linux teamspeak chmod u+x teamspeak/server_linux
Create a new user and group for Teamspeak:
addgroup --system teamspeak useradd --system --shell /bin/false --gid teamspeak teamspeak chown -R teamspeak:teamspeak /opt/teamspeak
Start the Teamspeak server:
sudo -u teamspeak ./teamspeak-server_startscript start
grep admin /opt/teamspeak/server.log
Teamspeak 2 can be configured via a web client on port 14534.
If you want to open only the ports strictly neccessary, you can disable the HTTP user interface in
You can still create an modify user accounts via the Teamspeak client programs.