How to Install Zoom on CentOS 8

Install Zoom on CentOS 8

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Zoom on CentOS 8. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Zoom is a communication and conferencing platform that provides real-time messages, cloud-based video conferences, and digital content sharing. It provides 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 can be installed on both Windows and Linux desktops and on mobile devices.

Install Zoom on CentOS 8

Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.

sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install epel-release

Step 2. Install Zoom on the CentOS system.

  • Install Zoom from the official page:

Now download the RPM installer file at our Download Center official page:

wget https://zoom.us/client/latest/zoom_x86_64.rpm

Next, install it using dnf a command from the downloads directory.

sudo dnf localinstall zoom_x86_64.rpm
  • Install Zoom using Snap:
sudo dnf install snapd
sudo snap install zoom-client

Step 3. Launching Zoom.

To launch it, navigate to the CentOS Applications menu. Alternatively, you can start it from the Command-line by executing the ‘zoom‘ command. You can now join the meeting or sign in if you already have an account with Zoom.

That’s all you need to do to install Zoom on CentOS 8. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on Zoom, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.