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Is it possible to install Viber VoIP client on Ubuntu? So that I can call people through Viber from my PC.

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@Partha the second answer is a DEB . make sure that you are using a 64-bit Ubuntu. –  AgentCool Oct 3 '13 at 16:20
    
to all users who have been trying to install viber from the source are requested to use DEB method .Thank you. –  AgentCool Oct 9 '13 at 1:07
    
updated answer for the issue of �: not found –  AgentCool Oct 28 '13 at 8:12

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Viber has released its official client for Ubuntu/Linux. to install it open your terminal with CTRL+ALT+T and type as

wget http://download.cdn.viber.com/cdn/desktop/Linux/Viber.zip

Then unzip it and cd to that viber directory.Then do as

unzip Viber.zip
cd Viber
~/Viber/Viber.sh

that will install viber in your Ubuntu.

How to install in .DEB way // Currently only x64 bit available

Open your terminal and type as

wget -O viber64-NoobsLab.com.deb http://goo.gl/wCKnDV
sudo dpkg -i viber64-NoobsLab.com.deb

Thats it .you can access viber in your Ubuntu.

Update : I came to know that some of the users are getting

home/xyz/Viber/Viber: 1: /home/xyz/Viber/Viber: �: not found
/home/xyz/Viber/Viber: 1: /home/xyz/Viber/Viber: ELF: not found
/home/xyz/Viber/Viber: 1: /home/xyz/Viber/Viber: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")

so that Issue can be fixed by "♦: command not found" in tty after login post.

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I've unpacked it under ~/.Viber and this beta version also works perfectly well this way. –  Sadi Sep 3 '13 at 16:18
    
Out of curiosity, what is the difference between ~/Viber/Viber.sh and ./Viber.sh (while in the directory)? Thanks. –  JFW Sep 3 '13 at 16:50
    
after cd to Viber you just need to do either ./Viber or ./Viber.sh both are same. If you do not cd to viber then with single command ~/Viber/Viber.sh you can do it. –  AgentCool Sep 5 '13 at 15:11
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noobslab.com/2013/09/viber-available-for-linux-install-in.html gives description with .deb and installation instructions. –  TheKojuEffect Sep 6 '13 at 4:41
    
@TheKojuEffect Thank you I have updated the answer. –  AgentCool Sep 6 '13 at 8:59

Download deb package from viber.com

Install the .deb package:

cd /viber_download_location/

sudo dpkg -i viber.deb

If you are running 32bit system use

sudo dpkg --force-architecture -i viber.deb 
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I'm not able to open / run viber. I'm using 14.04 (x86). Is there any other way to fix that ? –  Naive_10 Aug 19 at 8:10
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The 32bit system command installs Viber but it cannot be started –  AJ Dhaliwal Nov 2 at 14:37

(Pls do lemme know, if I'm missing something :))

Achu, Nov 29 '13, if you check above: it had already been answered, by TheKojuEffect, Sep 6 '13.

What's confusing me, is that it's labeled / presented as "Viber 4.0" and yet, the file downloaded ( http://download.cdn.viber.com/cdn/desktop/Linux/viber.deb ) is Version: viber 3.1.2.3

.. Going to try fetching the ZIP and see if, maybe, that'll make some sort of difference; though, it's highly doubtful. :-$

^ download.cdn.viber.com/cdn/desktop/Linux/Viber.zip as posted @

How to Install Viber on Ubuntu 13.10, 32bit

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