How to Setup or Join Zoom Meetings on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


In our previous tutorial, we learnt how to install Zoom Meetings client on Ubuntu 18.04.

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to join Zoom Meetings or Schedule a meeting with Zoom on Ubuntu 18.04.

Joining a Zoom Meeting on Ubuntu 18.04

Each meeting has a unique 9, 10, or 11-digit number called a Meeting ID that will be required to join a Zoom meeting

If you are joining via telephone, you will need the teleconferencing number provided in the invite.

For you to join a zoom meeting, the meeting host has to share the meeting invite link with you. For instance a meeting invite link looks like ID

Zoom meeting can be joined using the Persomal Meeting ID or the meeting url which contains the Personal Meeting ID.

So to join a meeting, launch the Zoom application or simply paste the url on the browser which will prompt you to open the link with Zoom Application

Joining a meeting using the Personal Meeting ID

Launch Zoom application and click Join Meeting button and paste the Personal Meeting ID.

zoom meeting ID
zoom meeting ID

Replace the Personal Meeting ID with the unique Meeting ID of the host included in meeting url and set correct display name.

You can select the meeting options listed as it suits you. Click the Join button to join the meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting using the Meeting URL

Paste the invite browser and click enter. This will prompt you to choose an application to use for joining the meeting, of course you need to select zoom. Click Open link button to join the meeting.

join zoom meeting
join zoom meeting

Once you have joined the Music, you can select Join with Computer Audio to use computer inbuilt audio system

zoom audio settings
zoom audio settings

Once in the meeting, you can invite others, share screen for others to see you screen, you can also to opt out of the meeting by clicking on Leave meeting.

That is all about joining a meeting zoom on Ubuntu 18.04.


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