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#1 2018-05-10 11:11:47

misko_2083
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Registered: 2016-05-24
Posts: 372

Installing Viber on Jessie based

So, download viber.deb for ubuntu from the site. https://www.viber.com/download/
Viber needs a proper format in DEBIAN/control file.

Create file viber_deb_repackage.sh and make it executive (chmod +x).
Paste this in the file and save.

#!/bin/sh
fakeroot sh -c "
  mkdir tmp
  dpkg-deb -R viber.deb tmp
  echo 'Package: viber
Priority: extra
Section: non-free/net
Installed-Size: 421336
Maintainer: Viber Media Inc <support@viber.com>
Architecture: amd64
Version: 7.0.0.1035
Replaces: viber (<< 7.0.0.1035)
Depends: libqt5gui5, libxss1, libssl1.0.0, libpulse0, libasound2, libnss3, libxcomposite1, libxcursor1, libxdamage1, libcurl3, libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-0, libgstreamer1.0-0, gstreamer1.0-plugins-base, gstreamer1.0-plugins-good, gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly, gstreamer1.0-pulseaudio, gstreamer1.0-libav
Conflicts: viber (<< 7.0.0.1035)
Description: Free Text & Calls.
 Join Viber for Desktop to for a one-of-a-kind calling and messaging experience right on your computer!
 With Viber for Desktop you can make free international calls from your computer to any other Viber user, resting assured your calls and messages are protected by end-to-end encryption.
 Feel free to call, text, send photos and video messages, play YouTube videos and express yourself with stickers and GIFs no matter your location.
 Viber for Desktop also provides you with Viber Out’s low-rate calling plans to any landline or mobile so you can reach out to friends and family who don’t have an internet connection or cell phone.
 Easily sync between your mobile’s chat history and contact list in order to start enjoying Viber for Desktop. .
Homepage: http://viber.com

' > tmp/DEBIAN/control
  dpkg-deb -b tmp viber_7.0.0.1035_amd64.deb
"

Next, we open a terminal in that folder and run viber_deb_repackage.sh

./viber_deb_repackage.sh

After it finishes open viber_7.0.0.1035_amd64.deb with gdebi and remove the tmp folder.

Edit: I uploaded the archive on gdrive. smile
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1lodoP … 9ntH4WL9ZX

Last edited by misko_2083 (2018-05-10 12:59:08)


Што ни оштровиди ум сагледати не може - љубав превазилази.

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#2 2018-06-03 12:46:04

man_without_clue
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Registered: 2018-06-03
Posts: 1

Re: Installing Viber on Jessie based

THANK YOU!

I am using Debian Buster and recent update took viber away. I was desperate because viber no longer offer debian package, only for ubuntu. This was big help. Thank you thank you thank you!

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