Viber Quick Start for Ubuntu Linux
You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Viber Messaging and Free Calls Software on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak amd64 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 Ubuntu Linux You’ll need First to Install it on Your Mobile Device!
Download Viber Installer for UbuntuViber .deb 64-bit Package
Simply Double-Click on the Viber Package
The Ubuntu Software Center will Install it for You!
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
(Optional) Making a Viber Symlink for Easy Launching from Shell
sudo ln -s /opt/viber/Viber /usr/local/bin/viber
Then to Launch it 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
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Change the Exec & Path as:
Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)
Then You can fully Enjoy the Viber Call & Messaging on Ubuntu Linux!
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