How to Install Viber on Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic 64-bit GNU+Linux

December 15, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Kubuntu 18.04 Install Viber

Hello Kubuntu User! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Viber Messaging and Free Calls Software on Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS 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.

Viber for Linux main Features:

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

How to Install Viber for Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Start Typing ‘term’ on Desktop.
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Viber for Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  2. Download Viber Installer for Kubuntu

    Viber .deb 64-bit Package
  3. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If Not there (No Output) then:

    sudo apt install gdebi-core gdebi

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

  4. Access the Target location
    (Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or the Temporary directory /tmp)

    cd ~/Downloads

    Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:

    cd /tmp/mozilla*

    To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:

    ls .
  5. Installing Viber for Kubuntu Linux

    sudo gdebi ./viber.deb
  6. Making a Viber Symlink for Easy Launching from Terminal

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

    Launching from Terminal:

    viber
  7. 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 :)
    How to Install Viber for Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic - install first on mobile device

  8. Then You can fully Enjoy the Viber Call & Messaging on Kubuntu Linux!

    How to Install Viber for Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Viber UI


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