TeamViewer is a popular application for desktop sharing and remote control.
It is available for Windows, linux, mac OS, Android and even more. In this article, We can see how to install TeamViewer on ubuntu 20.04.
TeamViewer has many additional features like remote printing and file sharing. Also it has remote rebooting, unattended access, Wake-on-LAN and much more features.
TeamViewer is mostly used for remote assistant to customers and employees.
In addition, It has QuickSupport tool which is lightweight client application. It does not require installation or admin access. Therefore, it provides instant remote access for quick assistant.
Basically TeamViewer has both paid and free version. So we can use free version for personal and non commercial purpose.
Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04
Step 1. Download teamviewer application for ubuntu from the following link https://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/linux/.
Choose the package for linux and you will find the download link under “Ubuntu, Debian”.
Use the below command to download. This command will directly download the software to the current directory.
Step 2. Go to the directory where the package is downloaded and give execute permission.
user@krizna:~/Downloads$ ls -l
-rw-rw-r-- 1 user user 14551536 Apr 30 19:16 teamviewer_amd64.deb
Provide execute permission so that package can be installed.
chmod +x teamviewer_amd64.deb
Step 3. Now use below command to install the software.
It may require many dependencies. so therefore, system needs to be connected to the internet.
sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb
Step 4. Finally, you can launch by typing teamviewer in application launcher.
We have one more software anydesk which is similar to teamviewer .
Here is the guide How to install Anydesk on ubuntu 20.04
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