In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Zoom on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Zoom is the application that helps its users to connect with each other through the web conference. It uses a cloud-based peer-to-peer software platform to provide video telephony and online chat services for teleconferencing, telecommuting, distant education, and social relations. Zoom is available both as a program for the computer and as an app for all Android and iOS devices.
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 on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- 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 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
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 22.04.
- Install Zoom from the official source.
By default, the Zoom is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the latest version installer of Zoom to your Ubuntu system:
After the downloaded file is done, now install the latest version of Zoom using the below command:
sudo apt install ./zoom_amd64.deb
- Install Zoom from Snap Store.
If Snap package manager is not already installed then you can install it by running the following command below:
sudo apt install snapd
To install the Zoom client, simply use the following command:
sudo snap install zoom-client
Step 3. Accessing Zoom on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> Zoom or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:
You can now join a meeting by clicking Join a Meeting button with the invitation ID or Sign in by clicking the Sign-in button.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Zoom. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Zoom client on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Zoom website.