How To Install TeamViewer On Ubuntu 20.04 / Ubuntu 18.04


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 over a web browser.

Install TeamViewer

Open a terminal and then use the below command to update the repository index.

sudo apt update

Install wget package.

sudo apt install -y 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 the TeamViewer from Activities >> Search for TeamViewer.

Start TeamViewer
Start TeamViewer


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


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

Accept TeamViewer License Agreement
Accept TeamViewer License Agreement

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

TeamViewer Running on Ubuntu 20.04
TeamViewer Running on Ubuntu 20.04


That’s All. You have successfully installed TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04 / Ubuntu 18.04.

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