How to Install AnyDesk on CentOS 8

Install AnyDesk on CentOS 8

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to installing and configure AnyDesk on CentOS 8. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

AnyDesk is a cross-platform, fast, secure, and intuitive remote desktop support software. This app was founded in Germany in 2014, and its unique remote desktop access software has been downloaded by more than 100 million users worldwide, adding another 5 million every month. AnyDesk is a remote server management tool that provides powerful Linux-based connectivity for smooth and seamless remote access to any computer. AnyDesk can be used comfortably for both individuals, teams, and professional organizations offering remote support to customers.

Install AnyDesk on CentOS 8

Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.

sudo dnf install epel-release
sudo dnf update

Step 2. Download and Install AnyDesk on the CentOS system.

Now add AnyDesk the repository to your system with the commands shared below:

cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/AnyDesk-CentOS.repo << "EOF"
name=AnyDesk CentOS - stable

Once the AnyDesk repository has been added, now install AnyDesk using the following commands below:

sudo dnf makecache
sudo dnf install redhat-lsb-core
sudo dnf install anydesk

Check AnyDesk Service Status using the following commands:

systemctl status anydesk.service

Step 3. Accessing AnyDesk on CentOS 8.

We are now ready to use AnyDesk in CentOS 8, for this we go to activities and from there we can open or type the following command to open it:


For more advanced settings, go to the Activities Overview and search for AnyDesk. When it opens, give your AnyDesk address or alternate ID to your partner to connect to your machine or have your partner provide his/her ID so you can connect to them remotely.

That’s all you need to do to install AnyDesk on CentOS 8. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on AnyDesk, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.