How to install Zoom on Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.04 LTS ?

Zoom is provides video communications, with a secure, easy platform for video and audio conferencing, messaging, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. With zoom we will also be able to share our screen.

Below we will describe how to install Latest Zoom on latest ubuntu version,

You can use below commands on terminal for downloading using wget as,

For 64 bit Ubuntu

 wget -c

For 32 bit Ubuntu

 wget -c

Or Alternatively you can download your compatible architecture deb package from Zoom download page at


Zoom depends on “libxcb-xtest0” library/package, hence we need to install the same first,

 $ sudo apt-get install libxcb-xtest0 

Install Zoom on 32 Bit Ununtu using dpkg as,

$ sudo dpkg -i zoom_i386.deb 

Install Zoom on 64 Bit Ununtu using dpkg as,

 $ sudo dpkg -i zoom_amd64.deb 

Now, Zoom is installed successfully on your ubuntu.

You can start zoom from command line as,

 $ zoom

This will open a dialog window as “Zoom Cloud Meeting” by clicking to “Signin” you can login to zoom using “Sign In Google” if you are fine with using gmail account for login or create an account and use those credentials for login.

You can also use Skype for Audio / Video calls as mentioned in our another post “How To Install Skype on Ubuntu ?”

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