Cisco Webex is a cloud-based webinar and video conferencing application. It also allows you to chat, make audio calls and share files. The application is aimed at corporate users, as well as entrepreneurs, teachers and those who study remotely.

By default, you are offered a version without the ability to organize a conference. In basic Cisco Webex Meetings version, a user can only join a current conference by ID number. In its turn, to organize online conference, you need to fill in an application form at the official site and wait for the answer from Cisco specialists.

In this article, I'll tell you where to download and how to install Cisco Webex on Ubuntu Linux.

Install Cisco Webex on Ubuntu

  1. Go to the download page of the official Cisco Webex site.
    Cisco Webex Download Page

    If you accessed the site from Linux, then you'll immediately be prompted to download the deb or rpm package.

    Since we are installing the application on Ubuntu, download the deb package.

  2. Then right-click on the downloaded file and select "Open with other application".
    Right-click on the deb file in Ubuntu

    In the window that appears, select "Software Install" and press Select.

    Select Application Windows Ubuntu

    In the Ubuntu Software Center that opens, click Install.

    Ubuntu Software Center
  3. Done. You can launch the application by searching for Webex.
    Cisco Webex App

If you have any problems with the GUI installation, then you can install the downloaded deb file through the terminal.

To do this, use the following command:

sudo dpkg -i path/to/webex.deb
Note that you must specify your path to the file.


As you can see, the installation didn't take long, and you can safely start using the Cisco Webex application. If you have any problems during the installation. Write in the comments, I will try to help.