TeamSpeak Server on Linux/BSD

Generic Linux Install Instructions

Create a new user to run the TeamSpeak server under, this is very important so you keep processes separate from each other.

adduser teamspeak

Switch to the teampseak user

su teamspeak

Download the latest Teamspeak server from https://www.teamspeak.com/en/downloads/#server

wget https://files.teamspeak-services.com/releases/server/3.13.6/teamspeak3-server_linux_amd64-3.13.6.tar.bz2

Unpack the archive

tar xvjf teamspeak3-server_linux_amd64-3.8.0.tar.bz2

Change directory to the folder

cd teamspeak3-server_linux_amd64

Run the TeamSpeak server

./ts3server_startscript.sh start

Your console will show a server admin/password and server token, save these in a safe place for later. The server should be started at this point, With your TeamSpeak client connect to the IP of your server, when you connect a windows will pop up asking for the server token, this is the longest random string you were given in the previous step, enter this and you will be given server admin. You can now administrate your TS3 server instance as you like.

Generic BSD Install Instructions

Create a new user to run the TeamSpeak server under.

fetch http://dl.4players.de/ts/releases/3.0.13.8/teamspeak3-server_freebsd_amd64-3.0.13.8.tar.bz2 

Unpack the archive

tar xvjf teamspeak3-server_freebsd_amd64-3.0.13.8.tar.bz2 

Change directory to the folder

cd teamspeak3-server_freebsd_amd64 

Run the TeamSpeak server

./ts3server_startscript.sh start

 

Your console will show a server admin/password and server token, save these in a safe place for later. The server should be started at this point, With your TeamSpeak client connect to the IP of your server, when you connect a windows will pop up asking for the server token, this is the longest random string you were given in the previous step, enter this and you will be given server admin. You can now administrate your TS3 server instance as you like.

Now you have your shiny new server, why not promote it on a TeamSpeak Server List? The extra exposure could help you become the number one server on the planet some day.

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