How to Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure TeamViewer 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.

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.

Install TeamViewer 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 TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04.

Download the latest TeamViewer .deb package with the following command:

wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer_amd64.deb

Finally, run the following command as sudo in order to install TeamViewer to your system:

sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb

Step 3. Accessing TeamViewer.

The TeamViewer is now installed. Use your start menu to locate and start TeamViewer. Alternatively, start TeamViewer from the command line:

teamviewer

If you are starting the TeamViewer for the first time, you will have to accept the License agreement.

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04

That’s all you need to do to install TeamViewer 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.