TeamViewer is a secure cross-platform solution that enables remote access and file transfer between Windows, Mac and Linux systems. It can also be used for desktop sharing and web conferencing.
This article provides instructions on how to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 22.04 and other Debian-based operating systems.
Installing TeamViewer on Ubuntu 22.04
Since TeamViewer is proprietary software, you cannot find it in standard Ubuntu repositories. We will need to download and install the TeamViewer installation package from the TeamViewer website.
Go to the TeamViewer Linux downloads page and download the TeamViewer (Classic) DEB package. If you are not sure which package to download, choose the "x86-64bit" package.
If you are not comfortable using the command line, you can easily download the file using your browser. Once downloaded, simply double-click the file and follow the instructions provided by the installation wizard.
Open your terminal and download the latest TeamViewer
.deb package using the following wget command:
Once the download is complete, update the package index and install TeamViewer by running:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install./teamviewer_amd64.deb
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] type
Y to continue the installation.
That's all. TeamViewer has been installed on your Ubuntu system and you can start using it.
The TeamViewer application can be launched from the command line by typing
teamviewer or by clicking the TeamViewer icon in the Applications menu.
When TeamViewer is started for the first time, you will be asked to accept the license agreement.
Accept the terms of the license agreement by clicking the "Accept License Agreement" button.
TeamViewer will open and a window similar to the following will appear:
During the installation process, the official TeamViewer repository will be added to your system. You can use the
cat command to check the contents of the file:
deb http://linux.teamviewer.com/deb stable main...
When a new version is released, you can update your TeamViewer installation via the desktop software update tool or from the command line.
We've shown you how to install TeamViewer on your Ubuntu 22.04 desktop computer. Now you can connect to your friend or customer's machine and provide immediate assistance.
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