Install Zoom Client on Ubuntu 20.04/18.05 and Debian 10/9

Through this article, we shall provide you a guide which will help you install Zoom Client on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 and Debian 10/9. 

Zoom is become more and more popular nowadays especially with the pandemic, most individuals are forced to stay at home including work force. Zoom has become a powerful tool which provides communication services. It could be used for chats, video conferences, mobile collaboration, online meetings and webinars. Zoom could be used on Windows, Linux desktops and mobile devices. 

Install Zoom Client on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 & Debian 10/9

To install Zoom on Debian based systems, you will need to download Zoom from its Download Center https://zoom.us/download?os=linux. Install the software with the apt package manager. However, if you do not have the wget command line tool, you could install it using the command:

sudo apt –y install wget 

Once the wget gets installed, get Zoom’s latest released package.   

wget https://zoom.us/client/latest/zoom_amd64.deb

Install Zoom client on Ubuntu/Debian using apt command:

sudo apt install ./zoom_amd64.deb

You could confirm the installed version packaged by using the command below.

$ apt policy zoom


Installed: 2.8.252201.0616

Candidate: 2.8.252201.0616

Version Table:

            *** 2.8.252201.0616 100

100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Launch Zoom on Debian / Ubuntu

To launch zoom client, go to command line or Desktop Launcher. Join a meeting through an invitation ID. You could also login to Zoom and create your own meetings, have chats and have video calls through Zoom. Now that you have an installed Zoom client on your Ubuntu/ Desktop Workstation, you could enjoy Zoom for communicating with your friends, customers and colleagues.


This concludes our article on how to install Zoom Client on Debian and Ubuntu. We hope that we were able to provide useful information that will guide you on installing your Zoom Client. So what are you waiting for? Install now and get to enjoy communicating with your colleagues, friends, workmates, team and family. In this time of pandemic, having a Zoom client surely would be convenient not only for work but also for keeping in touch with your family and friends.  

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