What is zoom? Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars. You can use free and payed versions.
Zoom provides a platform for audio, video conferencing, chats, and webinars and supports up to 100 users for free. It can be installed on Windows, Linux, macOS systems as a desktop client and as an app on smartphones and tablets running the Android or IOS. You can also use the Zoom through its web interface without needing to install it.
In this article, we will explain how to install Zoom on the Ubuntu system.
- Downloading Zoom
- How To Install Zoom?
- Zoom Features
- What we don’t like in Zoom
- Quick video on how to install Zoom
- A easy TeamViewer Install In Ubuntu Linux.
Now the first thing that we have to do is to download the latest version of Zoom. In this case we are going to use the popular wget cli:
# How to download zoom in Lbuntu ? $ cd /home/your-account/Downloads $ wget https://zoom.us/client/latest/zoom_amd64.debCode language: PHP (php)
How To Install Zoom?
Now, install the downloaded Zoom deb package. Use the below command in Terminal to do so:
# How to install Zoom in Lubuntu ? $ sudo apt install ./zoom_amd64.debCode language: PHP (php)
Once installed, you can launch Zoom application using the following command in Terminal:
# How to start Zoom from the terminal ? $ zoomCode language: PHP (php)
At this point Zoom will start and you can continue chatting or taking video calls.
Here are some Zoom Features:
- It’s compatible with Linux, Windows, macOS, Android and more.
- You can run one on one meetings, group video conferences, screen sharing, record meeting and have them automatically transcribed.
- It has free video conferences for up to 100 participants at once, with a 40-minute time limit.
- Up to 49 people can be seen on a desktop or laptop screen at once, up to 4 people per screen in iPhone and Android mobile phones and tablet
- It can run directly in the browser
- Password protected meetings, user authentication, waiting rooms, locked meetings, disabling participant screen sharing, randomly generated IDs, and the ability for the host to remove disruptive attendees.
What we don’t like in Zoom:
- Has paid subscriptions
- Cost around $15-20 per month
- business conferences for $50-150 per month
- Zoom is not compatible with Safari for Macs
Here is a quick video on how to install Zoom
In this article we installed and run Zoom, also checked the pros and cons of the app. But we hope that this article helped you.
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