In this tutorial you will learn how to install AnyDesk application on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to installed AnyDesk
  • How to share desktop remotely
  • How to to connect to AnyDesk remote desktop
Remote desktop sharing with AnyDesk on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Remote desktop sharing with AnyDesk on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Installed Ubuntu 20.04 or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Software N/A
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Focal Fossa step by step instructions

  1. First step is to perform AnyDesk installation on both systems:
    $ wget -qO - https://keys.anydesk.com/repos/DEB-GPG-KEY | sudo apt-key add -
    $ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://deb.anydesk.com/ all main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/anydesk-stable.list'
    $ sudo apt update
    $ sudo apt install anydesk
    


  2. launch Anydesk
    Start the AnyDesk application from the Activities menu.


  3. Take a note of the AnyDesk address
    Take a note of the AnyDesk address.This address will be used to connect remotely from the other AnyDesk client

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  5. enter the AnyDesk address of the machine you wish to connect to
    Open the AnyDesk application on the remote client, enter the AnyDesk address of the machine you wish to connect to and hit Connect button.


  6. Accept the remote call
    Accept the remote call. You should now see the remote desktop share.
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