How To Install Zoom on Manjaro 20

Install Zoom on Manjaro 20

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Zoom on Manjaro 20. For those of you who didn’t know, Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. It is commonly used in education sectors, in workplaces for communication with clients and colleagues, teleconferencing, and even for social relations.

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 through the step-by-step installation of Zoom on a Manjaro 20 (Nibia).

Install Zoom on Manjaro 20 Nibia

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:

sudo pacman -Syu
sudo pacman -S git base-devel --noconfirm

Step 2. Installing Zoom Meeting on Manjaro.

Now we download Zoom AUR packages using the following commands:

sudo git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/zoom.git
cd zoom

Then, Run the following commands to build Zoom Client:

makepkg -si

Step 3. Accessing Zoom Client on Manjaro.

Once successfully installed, you can launch a Zoom Meeting from the terminal or from the desktop applications launcher. When you get invited to a Zoom meeting, you get an email with a URL link. You can select the link to start the session it might happen that the browser doesn’t know Zoom. If this happens select Zoom as the default application to open this kind of file.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Zoom. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Zoom on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Zoom website.

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