How to Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 18.04

Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure AnyDesk on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. 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 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 which provides powerful Linux-based connectivity for smooth and seamless remote access to any computer. AnyDesk can be used comfortably for both individual, teams and in professional organizations offering remote support to customers.

Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu.

Import AnyDesk GPG key for signing APT packages.

wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -

Then add AnyDesk repository:

echo "deb all main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/anydesk-stable.list

Once is done, run the command below to instal AnyDesk:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install anydesk

Step 3. Accessing AnyDesk on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

After the installation is complete, 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 Ubuntu 18.04. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.