How To Install Zoom On Pop!_OS

Zoom is a platform developed by Zoom Video Communications. It contains a free plan allowing 100 concurrent participants, with a 40-minute time restriction. Zoom is a top-rated platform with various features, such as Online Whiteboard, Conversation Intelligence, Email and Calendar, Conference Room, Workspaces, Online Webinars, Events, Cloud Contact Centers, etc. Moreover, its easy and advanced features make it different from other online meeting programs. So, in this tutorial, we will explain different methods to install Zoom on Pop!_OS, which is an Ubuntu-based OS.

Table of Contents

1. How To Install Zoom On Pop!_OS
2. Using Snap Packages
3. From Pop!_Shop
4. From Official Website
5. Launch Zoom

How To Install Zoom On Pop!_OS

Let’s divide this section into multiple parts to explain various types of approaches you can try to install Zoom on Pop!_OS

Using Snap Packages

First, update the system using the following command so that your OS stays up-to-date while installing:

sudo apt update

sudo apt upgrade

After updating, the following command has to be run in it:

sudo snap install zoom-client

This will install Zoom in your system. However, sometimes users face the following error while using the snap command:

So don’t worry; you can try the following methods, which will help you install Zoom without errors.

From Pop!_Shop

Open the Pop!_Shop and search for Zoom in the search box:

Now, click on Zoom and then click on the Install button to get Zoom on your system:

From Official Website

Visit the official website and download the deb package. As we have mentioned, Pop!_OS is an Ubuntu-based distro, so you can download the Ubuntu package:

Now, run the following command in the terminal to install the deb package successfully:

cd ~/Downloads


sudo apt install ./zoom_amd64.deb

Launch Zoom

Either you can open it from the application menu or else run the following command in the terminal:

zoom --client


This article discussed how you can install Zoom on Pop!_OS. We have explained both CLI and GUI approaches you can try. Although Zoom is a good platform, it has a certain limit due to the free and paid plan. So, if you are looking for a platform with basic options, then you can go for the free or paid one if you need premium features.

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Prateek Jangid

A passionate Linux user for personal and professional reasons, always exploring what is new in the world of Linux and sharing with my readers.