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Welcome to our guide today on how to install Zoom on CentOS 8 & Fedora 32/31/30 Linux system. Zoom is a popular, widely used Video Conferencing and Web Conferencing Service. Zoom unifies group messaging, cloud video conferencing, simple online meeting into one easy-to-use platform. The Zoom Client can be installed on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.

An RPM package is provided on the Downloads page for installation on CentOS / RHEL and Fedora System.

Let’s start by downloading the latest release of Zoom Client.

sudo yum -y install wget
wget https://zoom.us/client/latest/zoom_x86_64.rpm

Then install Zoom Client on CentOS 8 Linux with yum command:

sudo yum localinstall zoom_x86_64.rpm

Hit the y key to start the installation:

CentOS-8 - AppStream                                                                                                    3.7 kB/s | 4.3 kB     00:01    
CentOS-8 - Base                                                                                                         5.0 kB/s | 3.8 kB     00:00    
CentOS-8 - Extras                                                                                                       1.8 kB/s | 1.5 kB     00:00    
CentOS-8 - PowerTools                                                                                                   6.9 kB/s | 4.3 kB     00:00    
Adobe Systems Incorporated                                                                                              3.1 kB/s | 2.9 kB     00:00    
Apache Cassandra                                                                                                        218  B/s | 833  B     00:03    
Docker CE Stable - x86_64                                                                                                18 kB/s | 3.5 kB     00:00    
Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux Modular 8 - x86_64                                                                   21 kB/s |  37 kB     00:01    
Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 8 - x86_64                                                                           28 kB/s |  48 kB     00:01    
google-chrome                                                                                                           5.6 kB/s | 1.3 kB     00:00    
Plex                                                                                                                    2.8 kB/s | 1.4 kB     00:00    
Oracle Linux / RHEL / CentOS-8 / x86_64 - VirtualBox                                                                    133  B/s | 181  B     00:01    
Dependencies resolved.
========================================================================================================================================================
 Package                           Architecture                   Version                                    Repository                            Size
========================================================================================================================================================
Installing:
 zoom                              x86_64                         3.5.374815.0324-1                          @commandline                          68 M
Installing dependencies:
 ibus-m17n                         x86_64                         1.3.4-26.el8                               AppStream                             58 k
 m17n-db                           noarch                         1.8.0-3.el8                                AppStream                            581 k
 m17n-lib                          x86_64                         1.8.0-2.el8                                AppStream                            201 k

Transaction Summary
========================================================================================================================================================
Install  4 Packages

Total size: 69 M
Total download size: 840 k
Installed size: 259 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y

The dependencies required and Zoom Client will be installed on CentOS 8.

Downloading Packages:
(1/3): ibus-m17n-1.3.4-26.el8.x86_64.rpm                                                                                192 kB/s |  58 kB     00:00    
(2/3): m17n-lib-1.8.0-2.el8.x86_64.rpm                                                                                  473 kB/s | 201 kB     00:00    
(3/3): m17n-db-1.8.0-3.el8.noarch.rpm                                                                                   881 kB/s | 581 kB     00:00    
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Total                                                                                                                   499 kB/s | 840 kB     00:01     
Running transaction check
Transaction check succeeded.
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded.
Running transaction
  Preparing        :                                                                                                                                1/1 
  Installing       : m17n-db-1.8.0-3.el8.noarch                                                                                                     1/4 
  Installing       : m17n-lib-1.8.0-2.el8.x86_64                                                                                                    2/4 
  Running scriptlet: m17n-lib-1.8.0-2.el8.x86_64                                                                                                    2/4 
  Installing       : ibus-m17n-1.3.4-26.el8.x86_64                                                                                                  3/4 
  Installing       : zoom-3.5.374815.0324-1.x86_64 [===========================                                                                   ] 4/  Installing       : zoom-3.5.374815.0324-1.x86_64 [============================                                                                  ] 4/  Installing       : zoom-3.5.374815.0324-1.x86_64                     4/4 
  Running scriptlet: zoom-3.5.374815.0324-1.x86_64                     4/4 
run post install script, action is 1...
current home is /root

  Verifying        : ibus-m17n-1.3.4-26.el8.x86_64                     1/4 
  Verifying        : m17n-db-1.8.0-3.el8.noarch                        2/4 
  Verifying        : m17n-lib-1.8.0-2.el8.x86_64                       3/4 
  Verifying        : zoom-3.5.374815.0324-1.x86_64                     4/4 

Installed:
  zoom-3.5.374815.0324-1.x86_64        ibus-m17n-1.3.4-26.el8.x86_64       
  m17n-db-1.8.0-3.el8.noarch           m17n-lib-1.8.0-2.el8.x86_64         

Complete!

You can check the version of Zoom Client installed on CentOS 8 / Fedora Desktop with the rpm command:

$ rpm -qi zoom 
Name        : zoom
Version     : 3.5.374815.0324
Release     : 1
Architecture: x86_64
Install Date: Sat 04 Apr 2020 06:29:29 PM EAT
Group       : default
Size        : 269036822
License     : see https://www.zoom.us/
Signature   : RSA/SHA1, Wed 25 Mar 2020 08:01:53 AM EAT, Key ID b903bf1861a7c71d
Source RPM  : zoom-3.5.374815.0324-1.src.rpm
Build Date  : Wed 25 Mar 2020 07:58:57 AM EAT
Build Host  : localhost
Relocations : / 
Packager    : Zoom Linux Team <[email protected]>
Vendor      : Zoom Video Communications, Inc.
URL         : https://www.zoom.us
Summary     : Zoom, #1 Video Conferencing and Web Conferencing Service

Use CLI or your Desktop Launcher to start Zoom Client on CentOS / Fedora Linux machine.

You can then join a meeting using ID or Signin and start creating and Managing conference meetings and chats.

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