In this tutorial we will show you how to install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 18.04 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 of the TeamViewer, which is available free. Anydesk provides the 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 18.04 (bionic beaver) server.
Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver
Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.
First, import AnyDesk GPG key for signing APT packages.
wget-qO-https://keys.anydesk.com/repos/DEB-GPG-KEY | sudo apt-key add -
Then, add AnyDesk repository content to your Ubuntu system:
echo"deb http://deb.anydesk.com/ all main"|sudotee/etc/apt/sources.list.d/anydesk-stable.list
Once is done, run the command below to instal AnyDesk:
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.
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed AnyDesk. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing latest stable version of AnyDesk on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (bionic beaver) system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official AnyDesk website.