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Insight: How To Install Viber On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver
Viber is one of the popular messaging application. It is free and cross platform. In this post, we are going to show you the method to install Viber on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver. This method is applicable to almost all version of Ubuntu operating system.
How To Install Viber On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver
At first, You need to download Viber package. Download the official Viber debian package by using the following command:
sudo wget -O ~/viber.deb http://download.cdn.viber.com/cdn/desktop/Linux/viber.deb
Run the following command to check the installation package of Viber.
$ ls ~/viber.deb /home/linuxconfig/viber.deb
Now run the following command on Ubuntu:
sudo apt-mark hold libcurl4 sudo dpkg -i --ignore-depends=libcurl3 ~/viber.deb sudo apt install -f sudo dpkg -i --ignore-depends=libcurl3 ~/viber.deb sudo apt-mark unhold libcurl4
It has been reported that Viber removes
libcurl4 from Ubuntu during installation and replace it by
libcurl3 package. So, we have executed few more command to hold
libcurl4 on your system.
Meanwhile, To avoid any error during installtion run the below command to install Viber. It explicitly include the
$ sudo apt install libcurl3 ~/viber.deb
Now, Run the following command to start Viber: