Thursday, April 24, 2014

Install Viber in Fedora 19

Viber Fedora: Viber is a VOIP application. Using it users can make free call or send text message via internet connectivity. Viber is officially available for Ubuntu OS. We can use the Ubuntu package to install Viber in Fedora. It can be easily done by entering few commands in Terminal. As for now, Viber is available only for 64 bit application. 

Issue: Unable to install Viber in Fedora 19

Open Terminal and enter the below given commands to install Viber.

mkdir /home/viber
cd /home/viber
su -c "yum -y install wget"
ar p viber.deb data.tar.gz | tar zx
sh /home/viber/usr/share/viber/

You need to enter the last command (sh /home/viber/usr/share/viber/ every time to launch Viber application.

Note: This application is currently available only in 64-Bit version. To check whether your system is 32 bit or 62 bit use the below command.
uname -r

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