Hi, Are you searching about How to install TeamViewer on ubuntu? If yes, then great you are in the right place. Here, I am going to walk you through the installation process of Teamviewer on Ubuntu.
TeamViewer is a cross-platform, proprietary application that allows a user to remotely connect to a workstation, transfer files, and have online meetings from any part of the globe over an internet connection. It works across multiple devices such as PC, smartphones, and tablets. TeamViewer comes in handy, especially when troubleshooting PC issues in inaccessible or far-flung areas.
In this tutorial, we will walk you through how to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. There are 2 ways you can install TeamViewer:
- Using Command Line
- Using Graphical Installer (GUI)
Install Teamviewer on Ubuntu (Command Line)
To install TeamViewer, first, download the TeamViewer .deb package. To accomplish this, open the Terminal and run the following wget command.
$ wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer_amd64.deb
Once you have downloaded the TeamViewer’s Debian package, execute the following command to install teamviewer.
$ sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb
The system will prompt you with a [Y/n] option. Type ‘Y’ and hit the enter key in order for the installation to continue.
Launching TeamViewer from CLI
Once the installation is done, you can now launch Teamviewer. If you choose to launch TeamViewer via the command line, you can run this command to achieve that.
Additionally, you can launch the TeamViewer Application menu as shown.
Upon clicking the TeamViewer icon, the pop-up License Agreement will be displayed. To proceed, click on the Accept License Agreement button.
Once you have accepted the License Agreement, TeamViewer will be launched as follows.
As you can see, it has an appealing and intuitive display with features such as an ID and a password that you use to connect with a remote system on the other end.
Uninstall TeamViewer from CLI
To upgrade TeamViewer to the latest version you have to first uninstall the older version either from the command line or GUI, and download the latest version from the site.
If you want to uninstall TeamViewer together with some configurations that you might have made, simply run this command.
$ sudo apt purge teamviewer
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