How to Install Zoom Video Conferencing Client in Ubuntu Linux

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This quick guide explains the steps required to install Zoom Video Conferencing client in Ubuntu, Linux platform. 

Zoom is a popular video conferencing, video communication platform provides an easy-to-use interface for its users. It supports web video conferences, webinars, video calls, instant messages, chat, and many more services. 

Zoom running in Ubuntu
Zoom running in Ubuntu

Used by millions of users, it is free to use up to a certain limit of users. Zoom is free for up to 100 participants in a video conference with 40 minutes time limit. You can also get paid service for more features such as Zoom Rooms etc, with minimal prices. 

Due to its popularity and free service up to a limit, it is very popular for small businesses, social communities, schools, etc who may not want to pay a huge subscription fee for other commercial products in a similar category.

Zoom is available to install in all platforms for Mobiles and desktops. And more importantly, it can integrate with your email services – Outlook, GMAIL, Office 365 and have browser extensions for Firefox, Safari, and Chrome. 

Note: Due to recent privacy concerns over the Zoom application, please use caution while using this software. Read more here. Also, be informed that Zoom is working towards strengthening its security and it is advised you get the latest application from official website (link below).

Here’s how you can install it in Ubuntu Linux

How to install Zoom Video Conferencing Client in Ubuntu Linux

  • Go to this link.
  • Choose your Linux distribution. Zoom executable is available for Ubuntu, Fedora, RHEL and all popular distributions.
  • Then click download. For Ubuntu download the deb file (for Ubuntu 18.04, 19.10, 20.04 LTS). 
  • Once downloaded, double click to open it via software. Click install.
Install Zoom
Install Zoom
  • Once installed open Zoom. 
  • Sign in or join any meeting if you have the meeting URL.

Other Download Options

  • Zoom Extension for Browsers:

Chrome extension

Firefox Addon

  • Zoom Mobile Apps:

iPhone – AppStore

Android – Play Store 

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