How to install Webex for Linux

How to install Webex for Linux

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2021-08-02 23:41:39

Webex is now available for Linux. Linux communities and users can use Webex to bring you live messaging, meetings, and calling in work and education environments.

All core Webex capabilities in one application are supported to help you collaborate seamlessly. These are just the beginning. Enhanced calling support and a fully featured meeting experience will be added in upcoming releases.

Feature already supported

Here are some supported features:

  • Create spaces and groups to collaborate
  • Read and post messages
  • Add keyboard shortcuts for websites
  • Call colleagues directly to quickly connect
  • Schedule and join Webex meetings

Features Coming to Linux

  • Advanced calling with Unified CM
  • Full-featured meeting experience
  • Enterprise Content Management
  • Whiteboard
  • Eliminate background noise
  • Note

Supported Linux distributions

Webex supports the following distros:

  • Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 20.04
  • CentOS/RHEL 8.2 and 8.3

Install Webex for Linux


Command line

First, you must download the latest .deb package. Go to the Webex download page and select Linux (.DEB).

Once the download is complete, go to the download section, make the file executable and run the .deb package:

$ cd /home/your-home-dir/Downloads
$ chmod 777 Webex.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i Webex.deb


Install Webex from GUI in Ubuntu 21.04.

Start webex from GUI on Ubuntu 21.04
Webex License Agreement
Webex License Agreement

Once installed, go to the applications section and search for webex. Once launched, Webex will ask you to agree to the license terms and conditions. Select Agree.

Webex welcome screen
Webex welcome screen

Red Hat

1. Access http: // to download the app.
2. Install the application from the command line:

sudo yum localinstall Webex.rpm

Signature confirmation


You can verify cryptographic signatures. Key webex_public.key available on this download page.

1. Enter the public key:

gpg --import webex_public.key

2. Install the dpkg-sig package:

sudo apt-get install dpkg-sig

3. Check cryptographic signature:

dpkg-sig --verify Webex.deb

Red Hat

Admin (Admin) can verify cryptographic signatures, the webex_public.key key is available with the package on the download page.

1. Enter key:

sudo rpm --import webex_public.key

2. Signature verification:

rpm --checksig Webex.rpm

Remove Webex app


sudo apt-get remove webex

Red Hat

sudo yum remove webex

Hope you are succesful.


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