Package Details: zoom 2.8.264592.0714-1

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: zoom
Description: Video Conferencing and Web Conferencing Service
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Keywords: call conference meeting video
Licenses: custom
Submitter: edh
Maintainer: edh
Last Packager: edh
Votes: 132
Popularity: 5.627625
First Submitted: 2015-08-15 13:18
Last Updated: 2019-07-15 15:23

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edh commented on 2016-08-26 11:03

I contacted the zoom support on 13th July 2016 and tried to lure them into creating a proper PKGBUILD respectively adopting this one, considering they are providing a package over very none standard ways to the Arch Linux community (downloading via a *foreign* site) and not through the official repo or the AUR. However there was little to no progress so far.

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luan commented on 2017-08-09 20:47

Latest version (2.0.98253.0707) I don't have keyboard input when someone shares their screen with me and gives me control. Downgrading one commit before that works. Anyone else with that?

TrevorBramble commented on 2017-07-10 23:34

@mbroemme Under Xmonad, all of the windows are perfectly movable, however they do not respond to any dismissal key combo I've ever heard of and never have "cancel" buttons, so I often end up shunting any number of accessory windows to another workspace until I can exit the whole program.

mbroemme commented on 2017-06-27 11:49

Is it normal that the Zoom windows have no decorations and cannot be moved at all under Fluxbox? Does anybody have the same issue than me? Other Qt5 applications work fine, however they use system libraries.

jdubs commented on 2017-05-23 18:56

In case anyone finds it helpful, I was having issues with screensharing. Namely, when I shared my screen, participants just saw green where my window should be.

First, I upgraded my kernel from 4.7.6 to the latest 4.11.2. This caused the green to instead appear black to participants. This is essentially because of wayland. I had originally set xorg as the default, but this has been reset at some point (perhaps during the kernel upgrade or perhaps earlier).

Switching to Xorg makes zoom work perfectly.

smfsh commented on 2017-04-27 15:09

Latest version, for me at least, kills the non-primary window from displaying anything. It just remains black so I'm unable to see what's being shared (or the primary speaker when no one is sharing.) I don't see anything super incriminating in the logs so I'm unsure what's causing it.

Downgrading to the last available version seems to solve the problem.

edh commented on 2017-03-23 09:27

Thanks for the update. I changed the pkgver back to the current release. Please be sure to remove the remaining source in your SRCDEST if necessary.

festerman commented on 2017-03-23 09:13

@edh: Upstream updated now, acc. to Zoom support ...

edh commented on 2017-03-22 10:27

Their package file seams to be corrupted. I will roll back for now. Please be sure to file a bug on their website.

FredBezies commented on 2017-03-22 09:58

Busted !

==> Extracting sources...
-> Extracting zoom-2.0.87130.0317_orig_x86_64.pkg.tar.xz with bsdtar
opt/zoom/ Lzma library error: No progress is possible
bsdtar: Error exit delayed from previous errors.
==> ERROR: Failed to extract zoom-2.0.87130.0317_orig_x86_64.pkg.tar.xz

ryanvade commented on 2017-03-17 02:52

The v4l2loopback kernel module appears to be required for Desktop (not application window) sharing.