Zoom Client is a videoconferencing software developed by Zoom Video communications. It provides a video call, chat, and remote desktop sharing services for free accounts with time and participant limitations. Users having paid subscriptions can host a meeting with up to 1000 people with no time restriction.
Zoom client is available for Windows, macOS, Linux desktop operating systems. Also, it is available for Android and iOS.
This guide explains how to install Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04. The same instructions apply for all Debian based distribution, including Kubuntu, Linux Mint, and Elementary OS.
1. Installing Zoom on Ubuntu and Linux Mint using snap package
Launch a terminal by pressing CTRL+ALT+T on your Ubuntu system. Then type below command to install Zoom client from snap packages:
$ sudo snap install zoom-client
2. Install Zoom client with Debian Package
Zoom client is available in .deb packaged format for Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Use the wget command to download it in the terminal.
$ wget https://zoom.us/client/latest/zoom_amd64.deb
Once the Zoom client package is downloaded, install it with
$ sudo dpkg -i zoom_amd64.deb
3. Use Zoom client
Launch the Zoom client.
Assuming that you already have an account, click “Sign In.”
Enter your account credentials.
That’s All. I hope you have learned how to install Zoom Client on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 & Linux Mint 20/19. Please share your feedback in the comments section.