How to Install Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04

Install Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. 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 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.

Install Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Zoom on Ubuntu system:

Run the following command in your terminal to install the ZOOM client:

sudo snap install zoom-client

Step 3. Starting Zoom.

Zoom can be launched from the command line by typing zoom or by clicking on the Zoom icon (Applications -> Internet -> zoom) or you can start the ZOOM using the below command: 

zoom-client

From here, you can sign in with your Zoom account and start a video conference with your friends and family.

That’s all you need to do to install Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. 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.