TeamSpeak

Notice:  You can only run one voice communication program at a time in linux.

Voice communication in linux, made easy.

Press to talk works fine, even in Quake 3.

Download

Download and extract.

ts2_client_rc2_2032.tar.bz2 (local) / ts2_client_rc2_2032.tar.bz2 (remote)

Install

Install as a normal user

After extracting run this in a terminal:

sh setup.sh

Desktop Shortcut

After installing TeamSpeak, you may not have a shortcut for it.

You can create a shortcut to your TeamSpeak binary if you need to.

If you want, you can right click on the Desktop and create a new text document, edit it and paste in the lines you see below, make changes that you need to make (Exec and Icon sections), then eventually rename the text file to TeamSpeak.desktop.  You can always right click the .desktop file later and edit it's properties or open it with Kate or Kedit.

Here are the contents of my TeamSpeak.desktop file:

[Desktop Entry]
Comment=
Encoding=UTF-8
Exec=ksystraycmd /home/sgt-d/bin/ts2_rc2/TeamSpeak bleh.something.com?nickname=YOU?loginname=YOU?password=PASS
Icon=/home/sgt-d/bin/ts2_rc2/icon.xpm
StartupNotify=true
Terminal=false
TerminalOptions=
Type=Application
X-DCOP-ServiceType=
X-KDE-SubstituteUID=false
X-KDE-Username=
X-SuSE-translate=true

My "Exec" line (above) starts TeamSpeak with a KDE System Tray icon and then automatically connects me to a specific server with a nickname, login name and password.  Here is the breakdown...

ksystraycmd

Forces TeamSpeak to run in the KDE System Tray area.  You can click the tray icon to hide/show the main TeamSpeak window.

/home/sgt-d/bin/ts2_rc2/TeamSpeak

The full location to the main TeamSpeak binary (will be different for you).

bleh.something.com ?nickname=YOU? loginname=YOU ?password=PASS

The server you want to connect to, the nickname you want to use on that server...  if you have a login and password, include it here, otherwise you would remove the last two tokens.