Questions tagged [zoom-meeting]

Questions related to zoom meeting app.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
18 views

Zoom is not working when the VPN is on. VPN split tunneling

The Zoom client doesn't work whenever I activate my work VPN. I tried multiple solutions, but none of them was helpful. I'm not sure why. I'm using OpenVPN. I found this on the Zoom website, but I ...
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
16 views

Zoom: window content freezes for participants

When using the Zoom video conference tool under Ubuntu, we sometimes encounter the following problem: The content of a window changes, but after a while, the other participants don't see the changes ...
  • 181
0 votes
0 answers
13 views

Annotation on a shared PDF in a Zoom meeting

So i have been using Zoom for some time now but ever since I switched to Ubuntu from Widows, i have had this one particular problem. When I share a whiteboard in Zoom and I annotate on that it works ...
0 votes
0 answers
32 views

Zoom - required permissions?

I just installed zoom and I would prefer to only give the app access to the minimum of data. Anyone who can help identify what permissions (see attached list) besides "play/record audio" and ...
  • 1
1 vote
1 answer
123 views

ZOOM crashes when entering the room - Ubuntu 22.04 1

I installed Ubuntu Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS on a new machine and downloaded Zoom from the official website. Graphics: Mesa Intel® UHD Graphics 630 (CFL GT2) Zoom crashes when entering the room, and none of ...
0 votes
0 answers
16 views

How can I recover an (apparently) broken Zoom (.zoom) recording file?

Zoom crashed in the middle of a meeting that I was recording. When I tried to "convert" the recording later, the "Converting meeting recording" window reported 0% progress forever....
  • 23
0 votes
0 answers
35 views

No video feed in Zoom installed through Snap

I've installed the Zoom client through Snap on my laptop with Kubuntu 20.04 but there's no video from the camera. zoom-client 5.9.6.2225 170 latest/stable ogra This is a ...
  • 428
0 votes
0 answers
44 views

Zoom (app) shortcuts do not work while screen sharing on ubuntu 20.04LTS

I have been using both Ubuntu 20.04LTS and zoom (app) for some time. But it has never occurred to me to record a meeting on zoom. Recently, I have tried to record a zoom meeting using the zoom ...
0 votes
0 answers
30 views

How to view video pane next to shared screen in Zoom on Ubuntu 22.04

While sharing a screen (having multiple monitors) during a Zoom-session on Ubuntu 22.04, having switched to Xorg following this answer, the video pane, i.e., the faces of the other participants, do ...
9 votes
2 answers
2k views

How to open Zoom meeting link in Firefox in Ubuntu 22.04?

Zoom supposedly installed. I click on the meeting link in an e-mail, Firefox opens and asks for an application to open the link. Now, what? It's odd that no file/link association exists, having just ...
  • 419
2 votes
0 answers
122 views

How to apply custom Zoom configs on Ubuntu?

I found a similar post asking about which config options are available. It didn't explicitly mention how to apply the configs and I couldn't seem to figure it out. I'm trying to install Zoom on many ...
  • 127
0 votes
1 answer
846 views

Browser won't open Zoom using xdg

I have installed Zoom on Ubuntu 22.04, but cannot login, since my browsers (any of them, firefox, chrome, brave) will not open Zoom by xdg tag zoommtg. Some people had issues with the capital Z, but ...
  • 271
10 votes
7 answers
7k views

Zoom client crashes on Ubuntu Studio 22.04 LTS

a quick help. I just installed Ubuntu Studio 22.04 and for some strange reason Zoom client crashes on start. Not sure if it's just me or if this is a common problem across. I installed zoom client ...
24 votes
4 answers
20k views

How to share a screen in MS Teams or Zoom from Ubuntu 22.04

In both MS Teams (Microsoft Teams Version 1.5.00.10453 (64-bit)) and Zoom (Version: 5.10.4 (2845)) on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (42.0, Wayland) no screen shows up after clicking on "share screen". ...
0 votes
0 answers
61 views

Is there any fix for the action of autoadjust microphone volume from Zoom software on Ubuntu 20.04?

Every time i join a call in Zoom, the software automatically lower the microphone volume. I need to readjust manually every time or in every classroom, and this really became a nuisance. I had a ...
0 votes
0 answers
26 views

Zoom participant name glitch

I have Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. Occasionally while using Zoom (Version 5.10.3) client, my name and profile picture will swap with another participant's name and profile picture. Then, after a short period ...
1 vote
1 answer
642 views

Zoom shows only whiteboard sharing option when I try to share sceen

This is really strange. After a recent upgrade, I am getting only the Whiteboard option. Please see the screenshots below. If I remember correctly, I am supposed to get the options for the whole ...
  • 3,023
0 votes
0 answers
110 views

Ubuntu and Zoom seem to conflict

I have to regularly reinstall Zoom on my Ubuntu laptop. Maybe every week. I get an update request saying 'Your app version needs to be 5.10.0 (2450) or higher to join this meeting. Please update to ...
0 votes
0 answers
34 views

Meetings in Zoom and Teams block other access to internet in Lubuntu 20.04.4

I have been using both Microsoft Teams and Zoom for meetings and classes on a laptop running Lubuntu 20.04 since early 2021. Recently I have had an intermittent problem where I am in a meeting and try ...
3 votes
0 answers
2k views

Zoom with Wayland - Fails on starting a session

I am using Ubuntu 21.10 and have been having difficulties getting a Zoom session going. It was crashing each time I started a session, I found it necessary to restart Zoom usually 3, 4 or 5 times ...
2 votes
2 answers
2k views

What are all of the available zoomus.conf options?

Zoom for Linux uses ~/.config/zoomus.conf to set certain zoom properties, but I am looking to disable the "auto adjust mic volume" feature. Is there documentation for all of the available ...
  • 147
0 votes
0 answers
25 views

Any technology for full body video with slides in Zoom?

Given the surge of COVID cases many of us have to find different ways for giving online lectures. I use Zoom in Ubuntu for lectures and I would like to know if there is any technology or combination ...
1 vote
2 answers
121 views

How to draw with a stylus while screen-sharing in a Zoom call?

At least with my setup, drawing with a pressure-sensitive stylus in Mypaint does not work while screen-sharing in a Zoom call. It is so sluggish (in the sense of recording a new line position only ...
  • 5,761
0 votes
0 answers
14 views

Zoom gallery view doesn't update

When using the gallery mode in zoom, the active speaker does not jump to the top of the gallery, so you constantly have to be navigating around to see the speaker. The zoom docs say there should be a &...
2 votes
0 answers
92 views

I cannot listen to both Spotify and Zoom at the same time

My OS is Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS and it is fully updated via sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade I have a very strange issue, I have both Spotify and Zoom installed. Yet I can only listen to one ...
  • 21
1 vote
1 answer
151 views

How to block audio output for an application in Pulseaudio?

I have a question. Turns out I use Zoom for video conferencing. Now when I share a video, Zoom changes the output of all the programs to "zoom_combine_device" so that the audio is output ...
  • 11
0 votes
2 answers
351 views

Can I trust the Zoom-Snap package? [duplicate]

I may be very mistaken, but it seems in ubuntu, the store and the snap store have become increasingly integrated. I've always trusted those packages curated by ubuntu - should I see snaps in the same ...
6 votes
1 answer
432 views

Involuntary microphone level resets with Zoom lately

Lately I've been experiencing spontaneous microphone volume level resets to a low level, notably when using Zoom. Sometimes when it happens, I tried resetting alsa: pulseaudio -k && sudo alsa ...
  • 2,204
0 votes
1 answer
268 views

i need help installing zoom on my system [duplicate]

SOLVED thank you! I have an Intel core I5 2300 system and i cant install zoom meeting. i need hwlp as this is important to me. my system is to old to run win10 successfully. ubuntu studio 21.10 runs ...
1 vote
0 answers
87 views

Fatal Error when trying to uninstall Zoom

I was trying to install the new version of Zoom without success. Attempting to uninstall Zoom to reinstall it after, I am receiving an unrecoverable fatal error message on my terminal. yd@yd-Inspiron-...
1 vote
0 answers
216 views

Webcams (both integrated and external) are laggy (and have no virtual background support) in Zoom 5.8.0 on Ubuntu 20.04.3

I bought a Lenovo ThinkPad-E15-Gen-2 this summer and installed Ubuntu 20.04.3 (dual-boot alongside Win 10). I've been experiencing many different problems in Ubuntu, this being one of them. Google ...
  • 179
4 votes
1 answer
124 views

How to exit zoom without going to the task bar

I am using ubuntu 20.04 with Unity desktop. I use zoom version 5.8.0 (16) I know that [How to exit zoom cleanly?] this is the solution for cleanly exiting from zoom. What I want to know, is how to do ...
  • 545
1 vote
1 answer
131 views

Zoom keeps changing its output audio volume

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04, using the Zoom 5.5.4 client (but I experienced the problem with previous versions as well). More often than not (but weirdly enough not always), whenever I start or join a meeting,...
  • 238
2 votes
1 answer
319 views

having trouble installing zoom

I am trying to get Zoom working on my Ubuntu 18.04 system. I am following directions on https://computingforgeeks.com/how-to-install-zoom-client-on-ubuntu-debian/ and i have typed: $ sudo apt -y ...
  • 37
0 votes
0 answers
222 views

USB Microphone not working with Zoom in raspberry pi

I've installed pi-apps in my daughters Raspberry pi 400, and successfully installed Zoom. Everything works fine, we are able to connect to meeting, the video works fine, there is a little lag, but ...
2 votes
1 answer
619 views

Update ZOOM at xubuntu 20.04 focal fossa [duplicate]

I have been using Xubuntu 20.04 focal fossa for a while and now I am trying to update to the latest Zoom version for Ubuntu. When I click in my Zoom account "update to the latest version" it ...
  • 23
1 vote
0 answers
134 views

Why doesn't the audo utility "jack" show codecs which are installed?

When starting up jack with the command hdajackretask the GUI reports that there aren't any codecs for recording audio. Off the top of my head, this seems nonsensical as I'm using Text Now and other ...
2 votes
0 answers
304 views

Firefox 91 "invisible" to screen sharing (Google Meet, Zoom, Slack etc)

I'm on Ubuntu 21.04 and ever since Firefox 91 came out, I've lost the ability to share a Firefox window on all screen sharing applications. The Firefox window simply isn't listed in the set of ...
  • 121
0 votes
1 answer
3k views

How to change webcam resolution

In zoom-client (from snap) I can choose whether to use HD video or not, and turns out this setting persists when I close Zoom and open Cheese. It makes me think that this setting is global instead of ...
  • 1,205
0 votes
0 answers
819 views

How to enable the mic for a bluetooth headset?

Where is the mic for a bog standard plantronics plt v5200 bluetooth headset? The speaker test: works fine. There's no option to select a mic, however. In bluetooth settings, the options are sparse to ...
0 votes
1 answer
671 views

Cam Link 4K - was working, but now it isn't

20.04 on a Lenovo X1 carbon, if it matters I have a Cam Link 4K USB HDMI adapter, the purpose of which is to connect the HDMI output of a camera to a USB input. I have managed to get it working in the ...
  • 1,453
1 vote
0 answers
172 views

zoom usage and what is happening?

I normally use zoom for teleworking on my windows machine. Today I tried to use zoom (from the browser only since I don't have it installed) from my linux machine There appear the homepage where it ...
2 votes
1 answer
343 views

Background Noise in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS during any meet call

When i am in any meeting from my ubuntu 20.04 then lot of noise going from my side to meet members i also tried the solution given here Can anyone help me to completely remove the background noise ...
5 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why the "blurred virtual background" option is not available on Zoom in ubuntu 20.04

I have installed the latest version of Zoom (5.7.4 (28991.0726)) on my ubuntu desktop (20.04 LTS). I want to set "blurred background" as virtual background for my zoom meetings. But this ...
2 votes
3 answers
6k views

Zoom won't launch on Ubuntu 20.04

Yesterday I installed Zoom on my laptop and worked perfectly. Today, when I wanted to launch it again, it doesn't launch. I installed it using this command: sudo apt install ./zoom_amd64.deb and it ...
3 votes
0 answers
273 views

Zoom Meetings flickering 'lockup' when opening a chat link and zoom is full screen

Description: This is kind of an odd one, would appreciate some input. Specifically, when I'm in a full screen zoom call, and I click a link in zoom chat, the link opens up as expected. When I go back ...
1 vote
0 answers
67 views

Running Zoom slows down network speed considerably

My Speedtest results are typically ~100mbs download and upload. However, every time I run Zoom meetings, the video and audio break/lag and I'm warned with the "Your Internet Connection is ...
0 votes
1 answer
72 views

How can I test web conferencing issues?

I'm experiencing problems with web conferencing softwares in my Ubuntu 21.04 installation (Plasma DE). Everything is working, such as video streaming services (Youtube, Vimeo, and so on) except the ...
  • 10.3k
0 votes
0 answers
278 views

Why does Zoom slow down and hang up after about 20 minutes of working in Ubuntu 20.04?

After upgrading and updating everything on my HP Pavilion AMD laptop, ZOOM on my Ubuntu 20.04 will run for 15 to 20 minutes then hang up with the "Wait or Force Quit" option. Wait ...
3 votes
1 answer
2k views

How to change the webcam aspect ratio and zoom for MS Teams video conferencing

System: Ubuntu 18.04 Webcam: Logitech C920 / C922 I use mostly the Microsoft Teams Ubuntu app (v1.4) to join work video calls. I also make Zoom and Meet work video calls on occasion. The webcam ...
  • 1,178