How to Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04 / Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10

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TeamViewer is one of the most widely used applications for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers.

TeamViewer supports Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS, and Android operating systems.

You can also access a machine running TeamViewer with a web browser. TeamViewer is mainly used for remote control of computers, collaboration, and presentation,

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu

Open a terminal. (Ubuntu 18.04 / 17.10: Activities >> Search for Terminal, Ubuntu 16.04: Dash >> Search for Terminal)

Update the repository index.

sudo apt-get update

Install wget package.

sudo apt-get install wget

Download the latest version (v13) of TeamViewer from the official website.

### 64 Bit - Ubuntu 18.04 / Ubuntu 16.04 / Ubuntu 17.10 ###

wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer_amd64.deb

### 32 Bit - Ubuntu 16.04 ###

wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer_i386.deb

Install TeamViewer using the apt command.

### 64 Bit - Ubuntu 18.04 / Ubuntu 16.04 / Ubuntu 17.10 ###

sudo apt-get install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb

### 32 Bit - Ubuntu 16.04 ###

sudo apt-get install ./teamviewer_i386.deb

Access TeamViewer

Start TeamViewer.

Ubuntu 18.04 / 17.10: Activities >> Search for TeamViewer.

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04 - Start TeamViewer
Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04 – Start TeamViewer

Ubuntu 16.04: Dash >> Search for TeamViewer.

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 16.04 - Start TeamViewer
Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 16.04 – Start TeamViewer

OR

Run the following command in the terminal

$ teamviewer

If you are starting the TeamViewer application for the first time, then you would need to accept the License Agreement.

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04 - Accept License Agreement
Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04 – Accept License Agreement

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

Ubuntu 18.04 / Ubuntu 17.10:

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04 - TeamViewer Running on Ubuntu 18.04
Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04 – TeamViewer Running on Ubuntu 18.04

Ubuntu 16.04:

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 16.04 - TeamViewer Running on Ubuntu 16.04
Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 16.04 – TeamViewer Running on Ubuntu 16.04

That’s All. You have successfully installed TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04 / Ubuntu 16.04.

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