In this guide, you will learn how to install TeamViewer on Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Mint, Fedora, CentOS, or POP! OS etc.
TeamViewer is a great tool for remote control, video conference, desktop and file sharing over the network. The tool is freely available and you can get extra features if you get a licence.
This guide explains a step-by-step procedure to install the TeamViewer on various Linux distros.
Installing TeamViewer on Ubuntu, Debian & derivatives
Visit TeamViewer official website – teamviewer.com and head on the Downloads page for Linux. Choose your system architecture and the Debian file will start to download.
This way you will download a ‘teamviewer.deb’ file. You can double click on this file and it will open up in the software center of or in the package installing utility tool like ‘gdebi’. Now you just have to hit install button and it will start to install.
Optionally, you can use the command line to install this ‘teamviewer.deb’ file. Just execute the below commnad.
sudo apt install ./teamviewer.deb
sudo dpkg -i teamviewer.deb
Also read: Installing applications in Linux | Complete guide
Installing TeamViewer in Fedora, CentOS & derivatives
Similarly, the TeamViewer can be installed on other distributions. To install it in distributions that use ‘.rpm’ package file, download the TeamViewer installer file from the download page.
Again, you can install it either by double-clicking on the file and it will open the installer file in the software center. After that just click the install button and it will get installed.
You can also use the command line to install ‘teamviewer.rpm’ installer file. Execute the below command and don’t forget to use the same installer file name as you have in your system.
sudo dnf localinstall teamviewer.rpm
This way the TeamViewer application can be installed in the system.
Note: You can also use the software center to easily install TeamViewer. Snap application is also there so that can also be installed if your system has snap configured.
Watch Video guide on YouTube
Additionally, You can also watch a step-by-step video guide on YouTube to get a better understanding of it.
So that was the guide on how to install TeamViewer in Linux. Let me know what you think about it in the comment section below and don’t forget to subscribe to the LinuxH2O Youtube channel. Till then, keep enjoying Linux.