Zoom is a very well-known video-conferencing application that was launched in 2011. This application gained all the more popularity during the recent COVID-19 times when everyone was doing their work while sitting at home. In this situation, Zoom proved to be a very useful platform for bridging the gap between people sitting physically apart from each other. To know more about Zoom and its features, you can visit the link that follows: https://zoom.us/. However, in this article, we are interested in sharing with you the process of installing Zoom on a Linux Mint 20.3 system.
Before beginning to install Zoom on your Linux Mint 20.3 system, you must ensure the existence of the Snap Package Manager on it by running the following command:
$ snap --version
The output shown below indicates that we have the Snap Package Manager present on our system.
How to install Zoom on Linux Mint 20.3?
Then, you can install Zoom on your system simply by running the following command:
$ sudo snap install zoom-client
After the completion of the installation of Zoom on your system, the result shown in the image below will appear on the terminal:
How to access Zoom from Linux Mint 20.3?
Now, if you want to access Zoom from Linux Mint 20.3, you will first need to restart your system for the changes to take effect. Then, you will have to locate and launch Zoom from the Mint Menu as shown in the following image:
The welcome window of Zoom will provide you with the options of joining a meeting and signing in as per your needs. This is shown in the image below:
How to remove Zoom from Linux Mint 20.3?
You can quickly uninstall Zoom from Linux Mint 20.3 by executing the following command:
$ sudo snap remove zoom-client
The removal of Zoom from Linux Mint 20.3 will complete with the message shown in the image below:
With the help of this guide, you can quickly install the Zoom application on your Linux Mint 20.3 system. After doing that, you can start using this video conferencing platform right away for communicating with people who are sitting even miles away from you.
Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications including CCNA RS, SCP, and ACE. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various websites.