How to Install Viber in Ubuntu

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Viber lets you to make free calls and messages to other Viber users on any device or network, in any country! Viber desktop application for Ubuntu syncs your contacts and messages with your mobile device.

Viber Feature Summary and bug fixes

  • Text, photo and sticker messages
  • Group conversations
  • Call any Viber user for free
  • Full sync between your mobile and your Linux
  • Transfer ongoing calls between your mobile and your desktop
  • No registration, passwords or invitations required

How to install – using Terminal

Download Viber (*.deb) file from here.

After download, to install Viber in Ubuntu using terminal run below commands in sequence. Enter password when prompted.

cd ~/Downloads/
sudo dpkg -i viber.deb

Run

  • Type Viber in dash. Click the launcher icon.
  • For Gnome, go to Applications -> Internet -> Viber
Viber running in Ubuntu

Viber running in Ubuntu

Links

  • Website: Viber
  • Source:
  • N/A

How to uninstall

To uninstall Viber run below commands in terminal.

sudo apt-get remove viber

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Viber

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  • Mohsen Rashidi

    I wish there was a repository for Viber so we could be aware of updates

    • @mohsen_rashidi:disqus – Unfortunately they don’t have any PPA. I think the source is also not available. However, if you want to stay updated, you can follow Viber on Twitter. Link is available at http://www.viber.com.

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