How to Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 20.04 / Linux Mint 20


AnyDesk is a free remote desktop software application that allows you to access the Linux desktop remotely from other operating systems such as Windows, macOS, and Linux. It is a great alternative to TeamViewer.

WithAnyDesk, you can record everything you see on your computer as a video file so you can play back at any time.

Here, we will see how to install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 20.04 / Linux Mint 20.

Add AnyDesk Repository

AnyDesk software offers official repositories for Linux operating systems. Follow the below steps to set up the repository.

First, download and add the GPG key to your system.

wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -

Then, add the AnyDesk repository.

echo "deb all main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/anydesk-stable.list

Install AnyDesk

First, update the repository index.

sudo apt update

And then, install the AnyDesk package with the below command.

sudo apt install -y anydesk

Access AnyDesk

Ubuntu: Go to Activities >> search for AnyDesk.

Linux Mint: Go to Menu >> Internet >> AnyDesk.

Screenshot of AnyDesk running on Ubuntu 20.04.

AnyDesk Running on Ubuntu
AnyDesk Running on Ubuntu


I hope you have learned how to install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 20.04 / Linux Mint 20.

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