How to install TeamViewer on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7

As already you know TeamViewer is a most widely used application for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers. It supports Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS, and Android operating systems. It is possible to access a machine running TeamViewer with a web browser, this is mainly used for remote control of computers, collaboration and presentation features are included.

Here i am showing you how to install TeamViewer on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7 (Linux), please follow the steps to get it installed.

Step 1: Open Terminal (Applications ——> Utilities ——> Terminal).

Step 2: Switch to root user.

raj@itzgeek:~$ su

Step 3: Install the prerequisites.

# yum install glibc alsa-lib freetype libICE libSM libX11 libXau libXdamage libXext libXfixes libXi libXrandr libXrender libXtst libgcc libuuid libxcb zlib

Step 4: Install TeamViewer.

# wget
# yum install teamviewer.i686.rpm

Step 5: Start TeamViewer (Application –> Internet –> TeamViewer 9)

CentOS 7 - Start TeamViewer
CentOS 7 – Start TeamViewer


# teamviewer

If you are starting the TeamViewer for first time, accept the License agreement.

CentOS 7 -TeamViewer License Agreement
CentOS 7 -TeamViewer License Agreement

Once Accepted, you will get the window with ID and Password.

CentOS 7 -TeamViewer
CentOS 7 -TeamViewer

That’s All. You have successfully installed TeamViewer on CentoS 7 /RHEL 7.


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  • Steve

    Much better syntax…

    yum –nogpgcheck install

    • Joe Goldman

      w0rd nigger rpm did not even work

      • What’s the issue, didn’t get ur problem

      • raju4244

        Updated the tutorial. please follow the steps again

  • Kvark

    how i can know that id it got from console?

  • Sue

    When I type the last cmnd, this error comes up!

    rpm -Uvh teamviewer_linux.rpm
    warning: teamviewer_linux.rpm: Header V4 DSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID 72db573c: NOKEY
    error: Failed dependencies: is needed by teamviewer-10.0.35002-0.i686 is needed by teamviewer-10.0.35002-0.i686 is needed by teamviewer-10.0.35002-0.i686

    • Yoshi

      Need to install wget

      # sudo yum install wget

  • David Herrera