How to Install Zoom Client on Almalinux or Rocky Linux 8

Zoom is an easy-to-use video conference app and is available for Windows, Linux, macOS, and all other common platforms – interesting as a Skype alternative in the home office or distributed teams.  Here we will let you know the command to download and install Zoom Client on AlmaLinux 8…

The starter plan of zoom can be used to handle 100 participants in a video conference with 1 GB Cloud Recording. And those who are interested in webinars or showing online courses, the tool can hold up to 10k viewers without letting them interact without interacting with each other.

The basic free version of Zoom only allows you to have one group video conference, a so-called meeting, at a time. The number of meetings is unlimited. However, there is a time limit: you have 40 minutes per group meeting.


Steps to install Zoom Almalinux 8 PC or laptop

The command given here can be used for Rocky Linux 8, CentOS, RedHat, and Fedora as well.

1. Run DNF update

The first thing is to update the existing packages and flush the repo cache to rebuild it again. For that on your Linux simply run the system update command-

sudo dnf update


2. Add Zoom GPG Key

To verify the packages in the future to update the Zoom client add its GPG on your system.

wget -O

sudo rpm --import


3. Download Zoom client for AlmaLinux

With the help of wget command get the RPM binary file of Zoom client in a 64-bit version for the installation-



4. Install using DNF package manager

Finally, use the DNF package manager to install the downloaded Zoom client binary on AlmaLinux 8.x you are using.

sudo dnf install zoom_x86_64.rpm

Command to install Zoom clinet on Linux


5. Run and connect video conference or meeting

Once the installation is completed go to Application launcher and search for Zoom for meetings client. As its icon appears, click to run it.

Zoom metting client install AlmaLinux 8


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1 thought on “How to Install Zoom Client on Almalinux or Rocky Linux 8”

  1. Hi, this is a root script to automate the process by creating a local yum|dnf repository

    # by ligenix
    # License: CC-BY-SA

    cd $(realpath $(dirname $0))

    wget -c -N

    if [ ! -d “${repo_zoom}” ]; then
    mkdir -p ${repo_zoom}
    zoom_version_major=$(rpm -qp zoom_x86_64.rpm | cut -d”.” -f1,2)
    rm -rf ${repo_zoom}${zoom_version_major}.*

    if [ ! -f “${local_zoom}” ]; then
    rpm –import
    cat < ${local_zoom}
    name=Local repo for Zoom by ligenix

    zoom_version_rpm=$(rpm -qp zoom_x86_64.rpm).rpm
    mv -f zoom_x86_64.rpm ${repo_zoom}${zoom_version_rpm}

    createrepo ${repo_zoom}

    yum –enablerepo=local-zoom update -y zoom


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