How to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 15.10 / 15.04 / 14.10

How to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 15.10 / 15.04 / 14.10
How to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 15.10 / 15.04 / 14.10

 

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 Ubuntu 14.10 (Linux), please follow the steps to get it installed.

Graphical Mode: (Recommended – Updated)

TeamViewer recommends this method to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu machines, this provides hassle free installion of TeamViewer.

Go to the download page of TeamViewer using web browser. https://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/linux.aspx

TeamViewer Download Page
TeamViewer Download Page

Click on the software version (current version 10), it will start download. Select Save option to save the TeamViewer installer on Downloads directory. Once it is downloaded, go to the downloads folder.

Downloaded package
Downloaded package

Double click on the downloaded package, it will invoke the graphical installer (Ubuntu Software Center). Now, click on Install.

Ubuntu Software Center
Ubuntu Software Center

Enter root password to get a privilege to install TeamViewer.

Enter Roor Password
Enter Root Password

Once the installation is done. Close the Ubuntu Software Center.

Succesfully installed TeamViewer
successfully installed TeamViewer

Command Line:

Open Terminal (Dash ——> Search for ——> Terminal).

Download TeamViewer from official website, teamviewer provides two package depends on machine architecture. On ubuntu 14.10 64 bit with Multiarch-support, teamviewer_linux_x64.deb cannot be installed because the package ia32-libs is not available anymore on these systems. In this case you can use teamviewer_linux.deb instead.

Download only 32 bit version of TeamViewer.

$ wget http://download.teamviewer.com/download/teamviewer_linux.deb

Add support for 32 bit architecture.

$ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386

Update repositories.

$ sudo apt-get update

Install TeamViewer.

$ sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb

If you get any error for dependencies, run the following command on terminal.

$  sudo apt-get -f install

Re run the TeamViewer setup.

$ sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb

Start TeamViewer (Dash –> Search –> TeamViewer 10).

How to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 15.10 / 15.04 / 14.10 - Start TeamViewer
How to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 15.10 / 15.04 / 14.10 – Start TeamViewer

or

# teamviewer

If you are starting TeamViewer for first time, accept the License agreement. You will get TeamViewer window with ID and Password.

How to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 15.10 / 15.04 / 14.10 - TeamViewer 9
How to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 15.10 / 15.04 / 14.10 – TeamViewer 9

That’s All. You have successfully installed TeamViewer on Ubuntu 14.10 / 15.10.

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  • christian

    thank you, thanks to your explanation, I finally managed to install teamviewer on ubuntu 14.10

  • Dean Schulze

    Teamviewer 10 doesn’t work on ubuntu 14.04. When teamviewer starts up Ubuntu reports an internal error and teamviewer shows “Not ready. Check your connection.” I’ll give version 9 a try.

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