How To Install Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. 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 through the step by step installation of Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa).

Install Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04.

The quickest way to install a Zoom client is via the Ubuntu command-line interface. Simply run the commands below:


Once the download is complete, install Zoom using the following command:

sudo apt install ./zoom_amd64.deb

Step 3. Accessing Zoom.

Once the installation is done, you can launch a zoom from the terminal or from activities. If for some reason you want to uninstall Zoom, open your terminal and run the following command:

sudo apt remove zoom

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Zoom. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Zoom in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Zoom website.

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