In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Zoom on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Zoom is a cross-platform video communication tool that works on Windows, Mac, Android, and Linux systems. With Zoom, you can host webinars, organize online meetings, and create conference rooms.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Zoom client on CentOS 8.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: CentOS 8.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Zoom on CentOS 8
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf install epel-release sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing Zoom on CentOS 8.
By default, Zoom is not available on CentOS 8 base repository. Now we download the latest release of Zoom Client from the official page:
Then, install Zoom Client on CentOS 8 system with
dnf the command:
sudo dnf localinstall zoom_x86_64.rpm
Once done, you can check the version of Zoom Client installed on CentOS 8 Desktop with the
rpm -qi zoom
Step 3. Accessing Zoom Client on CentOS.
Once the installation is successful, search Zoom in the search bar of the Show Application page. If the following icon appears then Zoom is installed properly. Click on the Zoom icon to open the Zoom application.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Zoom. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Zoom client on your CentOS 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Zoom website.