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How To Install AnyDesk on Rocky Linux 8

Install AnyDesk on Rocky Linux 8

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install AnyDesk on Rocky Linux 8. For those of you who didn’t know, AnyDesk is a remote desktop application that lets you connect to PCs and other devices running the host application from anywhere in the world. With AnyDesk, you can share your entire screen, part of it, or even individual applications with another user in real-time no matter what device they are using such as Windows, Linux, macOS, or Android.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the AnyDesk remote desktop on Rocky Linux. 8.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Rocky Linux 8.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install AnyDesk on Rocky Linux 8

Step 1. The first step is to update your system to the latest version of the package list. To do so, run the following commands:

sudo dnf check-update
sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install epel-release

Step 2. Installing AnyDesk on Rocky Linux 8.

By default, AnyDesk is available on Rocky Linux 8 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the Anydesk repository on Rocky Linux:

sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/anydesk.repo<<EOF
name=AnyDesk CentOS - stable

After that, Anydesk can now be installed using the following command below:

sudo dnf install anydesk

Step 3. Accessing AnyDesk on Rocky Linux.

Once successfully installed, run the following path on your desktop to open the path: Activities -> Show Applications -> AnyDesk or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:


After opening you can enter the remote computer desk ID you want to connect to or copy your desk ID to another PC to connect to yours.

Install AnyDesk on Rocky Linux 8

Congratulations! You have successfully installed AnyDesk. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the AnyDesk remote desktop on your Rocky Linux 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official AnyDesk website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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