Viber Quick-Start for Elementary OS
The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Viber Messaging and Free Calls Software on Elementary OS amd64 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki GNU+Linux Desktop.
First of all Viber for Linux lets you send free Messages and make Free Calls to other Viber users on any device and network, in any country!
Furthermore Viber Syncs your contacts and messages with your Mobile device.
So the Viber main Features are:
- Text, photo, sticker and emoticons messages
- Group conversations
- Call any Viber user for free with HD sound quality
- Full sync between your mobile and your Linux
- Seamlessly transfer calls between Viber Desktop and the Viber app with one click or tap
- No registration, passwords or invitations required
- Messages are shown on all devices
Finally on Viber Your Phone Number is your ID. To Activating Viber for Elementary OS You’ll need First to Install it on Your Mobile Device!
Download Viber Installer for Elementary OS:Viber .deb 64bit Package
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer
If Not there (No Output) then:
sudo apt-get install gdebi
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
Installing Viber for Elementary OS
sudo gdebi ~/Downloads/viber.deb
Making a Viber Symlink for Easy Launching from Terminal
sudo ln -s /opt/viber/Viber /usr/local/bin/viber
Launching from Terminal:
Fixing Viber App Launcher
sudo nano /usr/share/applications/viber.desktop
Change the Exec & Path as:
Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)
Then You can fully Enjoy the Viber Call & Messaging on Elementary OS!
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