In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure TeamViewer 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.
Teamviewer is a cross-platform, powerful and secure remote access and control software that can connect to multiple devices simultaneously. It is an all-in-one solution for remote support which can be used for desktop sharing, online meetings and file transfer between devices connected over the Internet. TeamViewer is proprietary computer software and it is not included in the CentOS repositories.
Install TeamViewer on CentOS
Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.
sudo dnf install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm sudo dnf update
Step 2. Install TeamViewer.
You can grab the latest release of TeamViewer on the Website downloads page:
Once the RPM package is downloaded, install it with rpm of dnf package management tools available in your system:
sudo dnf --enablerepo epel-playground install ./teamviewer*.rpm
Step 3. Accessing TeamViewer.
You can start the TeamViewer applications either from the command line by typing teamviewer or by clicking on the TeamViewer icon (Applications -> Internet -> TeamViewer) The same can be done from the CLI by executing the command:
If you are starting the TeamViewer for the first time, you will have to accept the License agreement.
Once Accepted, you will be given the user ID and Password in a separate window like below:
Congratulation, you have learned how to install and configure TeamViewer on CentOS 8. If you have any question, please leave a comment below.