Viber Quick Start for Linux Mint
You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Viber Messaging and Free Calls Software on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce GNU+Linux Desktop.
First, Viber for Linux lets you Send Free Messages and make Free Calls to other Viber Users on any Device and Network, in any Country!
Moreover, 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 Linux Mint You’ll need First to Install it on Your Mobile Device!
Download Viber Installer for Linux MintViber .deb 64-bit 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 gdebi-core
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Installing Viber for Linux Mint.
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:
Finally, Launch & Enjoy Viber!
Use the Desktop Launcher:
On Desktop if Not Launching then Fix 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 Linux Mint!