How to Install Team Viewer on Ubuntu 11.10


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 operates on 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 is the tutorial about installing TeamViewer on Ubuntu 11.10 (Linux), please follow the steps to get it installed.

Method 1:

Step 1: Download TeamViewer for Linux from the official website. Open with Ubuntu Software Center.

Step 2: Click on Install Button.

Step 3: Start TeamViewer.

Method 2:

Step 1: Open Terminal  ( Dash Home   ——> Search for Terminal).

Step 2: This time save the installer file instead of open, it will be stored in Downloads directory. Install TeamViewer.

For 32 bit.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/teamviewer_linux.deb

For 64 bit.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/teamviewer_linux_64.deb

Step 3: Start Team Viewer.

[email protected]:~$ teamviewer

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

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

That’s All. You have successfully installed TeamViewer on Ubuntu 11.10.

Note:  TeamViewer is not designed to run under root privileges, with root user it will not run. If you want it to run any way, there is a solution to run TeamViewer under root privileges.

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