Viber is Free and secure calls and massager app for mobile and desktop. It can be used to make free phone calls, send text messages, photos, stickers, and video calls through the Voice Over Internet Protocol technology(VOIP). A Special thing about Viber is it is free of cost and no advertising. Viber can be used on almost all phones and desktop OS.
Let’s see how can we install the on the Linux system.
Install Viber app on 64bit Linux system(CLI):
Step 1: The First step is to download the viber.zip file. Use the following command to download it.
wget -c download.cdn.viber.com/cdn/desktop/Linux/Viber.zip
Step 2: Then the next step is to unzip the viber.zip file. Unzip the file using the command
Step 3: Go into Viber directory, then run the Viber by the following commands:
Install Viber app on 32-bit Linux system(CLI):
As we know Viber officially does not support the 32bit Linux system. But we can install the Viber on a 32bit Linux system as well by using wine. Wine is used to run the Windows apps in Linux. We are installing the windows .exe package of Viber on a Linux 32bit system.
Step 1: For that our first need is to install wine on our system. To install the wine on the system use the following command.
sudo apt-get install wine
Step 2: The Next step is to download Viber.exe package for wine To download it run the following command
Step 3: Then ViberSetup.exe file will be downloaded. Now just run that file with the help of wine. Use the following command to do it.
Installing Viber Using GUI:
We can install the Viber using GUI. You can download it from the official download page. Go to this page and download the package for your Linux distribution.
If you are an Ubuntu user or Debian base system user then install the .deb package or if you are using Arch Linux then install the Appimage package.
After downloading the viber.deb package. Go to the download directory and run the following command
sudo dpkg -i viber.deb
Then Viber will be installed on the system.
But you can also install it from the Ubuntu software center or from the Synaptic Package Manager.
This is the Viber app in the gnome-software center provided by snap. You can install it. Then run the app from the Application launcher.
Here is our Viber app is installed now follow their instructions and complete the setup.
Installing Viber on Ubuntu Using CLI:
To install Viber on Ubuntu download the viber.deb package. Use the following command to download it.
Then install the package using dpkg command in Ubuntu. Run the following command to install Viber.
sudo dpkg -i viber.deb
Now Viber will be installed on the system. Use and enjoy Viber.