How To Install TeamViewer On Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali, Fedora, Arch, CentOS, Red Hat)? – POFTUT

How To Install TeamViewer On Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali, Fedora, Arch, CentOS, Red Hat)?

TeamViewer is the most popular remote desktop and support application used in the IT world. TeamViewer can be used to connect remote systems from different operating systems and platforms like Windows, Android, Linux, MacOSX, etc. This makes TeamViewer cross-platform. TeamViewer is also free which is very attractive for the end-users. In this tutorial, we will learn “How To Install TeamViewer On Linux?” for different distributions in different ways.

Install TeamViewer For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali

Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali are all deb based distributions where they are using deb packages, apt, dpkg for package management. Debian is also upstream for distributions like Ubuntu, Mint, and Kali.

Download TeamViewer For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali

We will download the TeamViewer from the following URL. As we can see 32 and 64-bit architectures are supported for installation.

https://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/linux/

Download TeamViewer For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali 

Download TeamViewer For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali

OR we can use wget in order to download the package from the command line.

Download TeamViewer Deb with wget

Download TeamViewer Deb with wget

Install For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali

We will use dpkg command in order to install the downloaded package named teamviewer_amd64.deb. We will also use sudo for root privileges.

Install For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali 

Install For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali

AND as we can see in previous command output there are some dependency errors which will cancel TeamViewer installation. We can complete the installation by installing the dependencies and TeamViewer with the following command.

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Install For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali 

Install For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali

Update For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali

We can update TeamViewer by using the apt command like below.

Remove/Delete For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali

We can remove the TeamViewer for Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali with the following apt remove command.

Remove/Delete For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali

Remove/Delete For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali

Install TeamViewer For Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS

TeamViewer is also provided for the rpm based distributions like Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS. All of these rpm distributions are related to each other to provide support, testbed, etc.

Download TeamViewer For Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS

We will download the TeamViewer installation package from the same URL with the deb package which is like below. We will use the 64-bit package but also 32-bit package is provided too.

Download TeamViewer For Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS

Download TeamViewer For Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS

 

Download TeamViewer For Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS

Download TeamViewer For Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS

Install TeamViewer For Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS

In order to install TeamViewer package for Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS we have to install some dependencies which are mainly qt5 library-related. We will use the following command to install dependencies.

Install TeamViewer For Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS

Install TeamViewer For Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS

Then we can use rpm package manager to install the downloaded package with the -i option like below.

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In Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat TeamViewer runs are services which name is teamviewerd. We can start, stop and list status with the following command.

Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat TeamViewer Service Start, Stop, Status

Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat TeamViewer Service Start, Stop, Status

Update TeamViewer For Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS

As the installation of the TeamViewer package also adds TeamViewer repositories we can use yum or dnf command for TeamViewer update.

OR

Remove/Delete TeamViewer For Fedora, Red Hat and CentOS

We can remove the installed TeamViewer with the dnf or yum command. This will also remove the TeamViewer service too.

OR

Install TeamViewer For All (Generic) Linux Distributions

TeamViewer is also provided as binary with its dependencies. It is called Tar package or Linux generic installation. It is provided as a compressed tar file and used by just downloading and extracting it. Keep in mind that this version is not officially supported but will work in most of the cases for different Linux distributions.

Download TeamViewer For All (Generic) Linux Distributions

We can download the tar.xz file for TeamViewer from the following URL.

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https://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/linux/

Download TeamViewer For All (Generic) Linux Distributions

Download TeamViewer For All (Generic) Linux Distributions

We can use wget command to download like below.

Download TeamViewer.tar.xz with wget

Download TeamViewer.tar.xz with wget

Install TeamViewer For All (Generic) Linux Distributions

Installing the generic TeamViewer is just extracting the downloaded tar archive. We will use tar command with the xvf options and then enter the extracted directory and run the teamviewer binary.

We will navigate to the directory named teamviewer and then run the teamviewer binary like below.

First Run Of TeamViewer

TeamViewer is a closed source or paid application where there is an End-User License Agreement. We have to accept the license agreement in the first run of the TeamViewer like below.

First Run Of TeamViewer

First Run Of TeamViewer

Running TeamViewer

TeamViewer can be started or launched in different ways. It can also change according to the installation.

Run From Command Line

We can start the TeamViewer command line with the teamviewer command like below.

Run From Command Line

Run From Command Line

Run From Start Menu

In desktop environments like XFCE, LXDE or GNOME Menu TeamViewer can be provided in different categories like the Internet, System etc like below.

Run From Start Menu

Run From Start Menu

Run From Application List

Desktop environments like KDE, Unity, Gnome provides advanced search or application lists like below. We can open the teamviewer just typing team etc.

Run From Application List

Run From Application List

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