mumble - Man Page

a low-latency, high quality voice chat program

Examples (TL;DR)


mumble [options] [<url>]


Mumble is an open source, low-latency, high quality voice chat software primarily intended for use while gaming.


-h,  --help

Show the help text and exit.

-m,  --multiple

Allow multiple instances of the client to be started.

-c,  --config

Specify an alternative configuration file. If you use this to run multiple instances of Mumble at once, make sure to set an alternative database value in the config.

-n,  --noidentity

Suppress loading of identity files (i.e., certificates.)

-jn,  --jackname <arg>

Set custom Jack client name.


Show the Mumble license.


Show the Mumble authors.


Show licenses for third-party software used by Mumble.

--window-title-ext <arg>

Sets a custom window title extension.


Dump PCM streams at various parts of the input chain (useful for debugging purposes).

Print on stdout the echo cancellation queue state (useful for debugging purposes).


<url> specifies a URL to connect to after startup instead of showing the connection  window, and has the following form:

The version query parameter has to be set in order to invoke  the  correct client version. It currently defaults to 1.2.0.

RPC Control

It is possible to remote control a running instance of Mumble using the following command:

mumble rpc [action]

Where action is one of the following:


Mute self


Unmute self


Deafen self


Undeafen self


Toggle self-deafen status

See Also

mumble-overlay(1), murmurd(1).


mumble and murmurd were written by The Mumble Developers.

Referenced By

mumble-overlay(1), mumble-server(1).

2020 August 19