How to Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04 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 20.04

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
sudo apt install gdebi-core wget

Step 2. Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu systems.

Download the official TeamViewer debian package:

wget -O ~/teamviewer.deb ""

Once download successfully, Install TeamViewer package by using the gdebi command:

sudo gdebi ~/teamviewer.deb

Step 3. Accessing TeamViewer on Ubuntu.

The TeamViewer is now installed. Use your start menu to locate and start TeamViewer or execute the following command:


In the first run, TeamViewer will open up the TeamViewer license agreement. To continue, click “Accept License Agreement”.

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04

That’s all you need to do to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on TeamViewer, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.