Mumble is an open source, cross platform, low-latency, high quality voice over IP (VoIP) client. Mumble uses a client/server architecture and is primarily used by gamers, but can be used for any VoIP purpose.
Many laptops have built-in USB microphones (almost always paired with USB web cameras). The kernel needs the SND_USB_AUDIO option enabled to support USB audio (input) devices.
Device Drivers --> Sound card support --> Advanced Linux Sound Architecture --> USB sound devices --> <*> USB Audio/MIDI driver
USE flags for media-sound/mumble Mumble is an open source, low-latency, high quality voice chat software
emerge --ask media-sound/mumble
Uninstall Mumble by issuing:
emerge --ask --depclean --verbose media-sound/mumble
- Murmur — the server component to Mumble built on the Qt framework.
- UMurmur — a minimalistic server for Mumble designed to run on embedded systems (DD-WRT or OpenWRT) or older PC hardware.
- Skype — a proprietary application owned by Microsoft for instant messaging, VoIP calls, and video conversations.