In this tutorial we will show you how to install TeamViewer on your CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, TeamViewer is a proprietary computer software package for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers. TeamViewer is only free for personal use. If you’ve plans of rolling out in your company, a license will be required before it is used. TeamViewer Desktop application is a multi-platform and runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS.
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 TeamViewer on a CentOS 8 server.
Install TeamViewer on CentOS 8
Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing TeamViewer on CentOS 8.
Run the following commands to install the TeamViewer on CentOS system:
sudo dnf --enablerepo epel-playground install ./teamviewer*.rpm
More information on installed package can be queried using the following command:
rpm -qi teamviewer
Step 3. Accessing TeamViewer.
After installing TeamViewer, you can launch it from your Desktop Apps menu or from CLI. To Launch TeamViewer on CentOS 8 from your Desktop Environment Applications Launcher, search for “teamviewer” or type below command from command prompt to start TeamViewer:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed TeamViewer. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing TeamViewer on CentOS 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official TeamViewer website.