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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Skype Replacement?

From: cryptie
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Skype Replacement?
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 12:24:05 +0200

I had a quit similar issue in a different settings. In our case we were looking for a solution for both call and conference-call. It was in a personal context so the financial question was also important and we needed something stable and easy to use on different OS.
Our solution was Mumble-murmur ( which are BSD and GPL licensed.

The client, Mumble, runs on Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux. This was an important point for us as we were a quite heterogeneous group. Furthermore, the Windows client is very easy to install (the windows users of our group were the most computer illiterate, thus we need something very easy to use for them).

The server component, Murmur, can run on GNU/Linux even if, for our part, we use public murmur servers. As Mumble is really common in the gaming-world there is a lot of solutions to get a channel from setting up your own server to public hosts (commercial or not). You have a list of some hosts on the mumble sourceforge page (

Have a nice day

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