ObjectiveThe objective is to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux
Operating System and Software Versions
- Operating System: - The objective is to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux
- Software: - TeamViewer 13
RequirementsPrivileged administrator access to your system will be required to perform the TeamViewer installation.
- # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Install PrerequisitesTeamViewer is an external software not to be found in any of the Ubuntu standard repositories. We will be using the
gdebicommand to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. Therefore, let's start by the installation of the
gdebi-corepackage. Open up terminal and enter:
$ sudo apt install gdebi-core
Download latest TeamViewer packageNext, use
wgetto download the latest TeamViewer package:
$ wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer_amd64.deb
Install TeamViewerLastly, install the previously downloaded package using the
$ sudo gdebi teamviewer_amd64.debAnswer
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Start TeamViewerThe TeamViewer is now installed. Use your start menu to locate and start TeamViewer. Alternatively, start TeamViewer from the command line:
Wayland Detectedyour TeamViewer version does not fully support Wayland display server yet. As message also suggests, this is only troublesome in case you need to establish incoming connection from another TeamViewer client. If this is your case you need to disable wayland and enable Xorg display server before you can accept incoming transmissions.