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Install Zoom on Linux Mint 20.3 "Una" - Step by step guide ?


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 case, Zoom proved to be a very useful platform for bridging the gap between people sitting physically apart from each other. 

Here at LinuxAPT, we shall look into the process of installing Zoom on a Linux Mint 20.3 system.


Steps to follow for installing Zoom on your Linux Mint 20.3 system

1. Enable snapd

To begin, install snapd by running the below command:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install snapd

After this, Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap's paths are updated correctly.


2. Install Zoom Client

Now, you can install Zoom on your system simply by running the following command:

$ sudo snap install zoom-client


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.

The welcome window of Zoom will provide you with the options of joining a meeting and signing in as per your needs.


How to uninstall Zoom from Linux Mint 20.3 ?

You can easily uninstall Zoom from Linux Mint 20.3 by executing the following command:

$ sudo snap remove zoom-client


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Conclusion

This article covers how to easily install the Zoom application on your Linux Mint 20.3 system. In fact, you can start using this video conferencing platform right away for communicating with people who are sitting even miles away from you.


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