How To Install Team Viewer on Ubuntu 19.10.TeamViewer is a cross-platform solution that can be used for remote control, desktop sharing, and file transfer between computers.
TeamViewer is proprietary computer software and is not included in the Ubuntu repository. This tutorial explains how to install Team Viewer on Ubuntu 19.10.
How To Install Team Viewer on Ubuntu 19.10
The same instructions apply to Ubuntu 18.04 and any other Debian-based distribution, including Debian, Linux Mint, and Elementary OS.
TeamViewer for Linux
First thing you need to download team viewer from the official website.
Chose any version according to your OS installation.
After Download the team viewer Open the Downloads folder where you will be able to see the TeamViewer .deb package.
Right-click on the package and select the Open with Software Install option from the menu. This will open the following installer:
Click the Install button on the above window. The following authentication dialog will display for you to provide the authentication details for a Sudo user as only an authorized user can install software on Ubuntu.
Enter your password and click the Authenticate button. After that, the installation process will begin, displaying a progress bar as follows.
TeamViewer will then be installed to your system and you will get the following message after a successful installation:
You can launch TeamViewer any time you want by entering ‘TeamViewer’ in the Ubuntu Dash or access it from the Applications list.
Install TeamViewer Through Terminal
Open your terminal either by using the
Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by clicking on the terminal icon.
Download the latest Team Viewer
.deb by the following command.
Install the TeamViewer
.deb package by issuing the following command as a user with Sudo privileges:
sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb
At the prompt
Do you want to continue? [Y/n], type
Y to continue the installation.
Now that TeamViewer is installed on your Ubuntu system you can launch it either from the command line by typing
teamviewer or by clicking on the TeamViewer icon (
Activities -> TeamViewer):
When you start TeamViewer for the first time, a window similar to the following will be displayed. Accept the terms in the license agreement by clicking on the
License Agreement button.
How To Updating TeamViewer In Ubuntu
During the installation process, the official TeamViewer repository will be added to your system. You can use the cat command to verify the file contents:
deb http://linux.teamviewer.com/deb stable main # deb http://linux.teamviewer.com/deb preview main ...
This ensures that your TeamViewer installation will be updated automatically when a new version is released through your desktop standard Software Update tool.
How To Uninstall TeamViewer In Ubuntu
In order to uninstall TeamViewer from your system without removing any configurations, you might have made, enter the following command as
sudo apt remove teamviewer