How To Install TeamViewer on Linux Mint 20 / Linux Mint 19


TeamViewer is the most widely used software for desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing, and file transfer between computers.

TeamViewer is available for Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, iOS, and Android operating systems.

You can also control a machine running TeamViewer via a web browser.

Install TeamViewer

Open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T) and update the repository index.

sudo apt update

Install wget package.

sudo apt install wget

Download the latest version (v15.x) of TeamViewer from the official website.


Install TeamViewer using the apt command.

sudo apt install -y ./teamviewer_amd64.deb

Start TeamViewer

Start TeamViewer in Cinnamon desktop: Menu >> Internet >> TeamViewer.

Start TeamViewer
Start TeamViewer


Run the following command in the terminal to open the TeamViewer.


Upon starting the TeamViewer application for the first time, you would need to accept TeamViewer’s License Agreement.

Accept TeamViewer License Agreement
Accept TeamViewer License Agreement

You should now get the TeamViewer window with ID and Password.

TeamViewer Running On Linux Mint 20
TeamViewer Running On Linux Mint 20


That’s All. You have successfully installed TeamViewer on Linux Mint 20 / Linux Mint 19.

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