How To Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, AnyDesk is the world’s most comfortable remote desktop application. Access all your programs, documents, and files from anywhere, without having to entrust your data to a cloud service. You can say it’s an alternative to the TeamViewer, which is available free. Anydesk provides a faster remote connection than any other existing remote desktop application.

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 through the step-by-step installation AnyDesk on a Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) server.

Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt-get commands in the terminal.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Step 2. Installing AnyDesk.

First, you can download it from its official website and install it:

### 32-Bit ###
https://download.anydesk.com/linux/anydesk_2.9.5-1_i386.deb
dpkg -i anydesk_2.9.5-1_i386.deb

### 64-Bit ###
https://download.anydesk.com/linux/anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb
dpkg -i anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb

Once installation, Launch the AnyDesk on your system. You will get an AnyDesk ID for connecting from remote systems using AnyDesk. Now, You may need to set a password for unattended access. This will set a fixed password on your system, Which can be used anytime to connect.

Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Congratulations! You have successfully installed AnyDesk. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest stable version of AnyDesk on the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS  (Xenial Xerus) system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official AnyDesk website.

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