TeamViewer is a cross-platform, proprietary application that allows a user to remotely connect to a workstation, transfer files, and have online meetings. In this tutorial, we will walk you through how to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop through the command line.
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Installing TeamViewer on Ubuntu
01- To install TeamViewer, first, download the TeamViewer
.deb package. So, open the Terminal and run the following
$ wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer_amd64.deb
02- Once you have downloaded the TeamViewer‘s Debian package, execute the following command to install Teamviewer:
$ sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb
The system will prompt you with a
[Y/n] option. Type ‘
Y‘ and hit the
enter key in order for to continue the installation.
03- Once the installation is done, you can launch TeamViewer either by typing the command
teamviewer in your terminal or by clicking on the
TeamViewer icon (
Activities -> TeamViewer).
04- A pop-up License Agreement will be displayed. To proceed, click on the
Accept License Agreement button.
05- TeamViewer will open and you’ll see something like the following.
You have successfully installed TeamViewer on your Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. You might want to check the following guides: