How to Install Viber on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 64bit

February 29, 2016 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Viber Quick Start for Linux Mint

Hello Linux User, the Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Viber Messaging and Free Calls Software on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 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!

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 Linux Mint You’ll need First to Install it on Your Mobile Device!

How to Install Viber for Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa - Featured
  1. Download Viber Installer for Linux Mint

    Viber .deb 64-bit Package
  2. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint Viber Quick Start - Open Terminal
  3. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If Not there (No Output) then:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  4. Installing Viber for Linux Mint

    sudo gdebi ~/Downloads/viber.deb
  5. (Optional) Making a Viber Symlink for Easy Launching from Terminal

    sudo ln -s /opt/viber/Viber /usr/local/bin/viber

    Launching from Terminal:

    viber
  6. On Desktop if Not Launching then Fix Viber App Launcher

    sudo nano /usr/share/applications/viber.desktop

    Change the Exec & Path as:

    Exec=viber
    Path=/opt/viber
    

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)
    Installing Viber for Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa - install first on mobile device

  7. Then You can fully Enjoy the Viber Call & Messaging on Linux Mint!

Installing Viber for Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa - Viber UI


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