In this tutorial, we will show you how to install TeamViewer on Debian 10 Buster. 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. Versions are available for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Desktop Linux, iOS, Android, Linux, and many more. It is also possible to access a machine running TeamViewer with a web browser. While the main focus of the application is remote control of computers, collaboration and presentation features are included.
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 TeamViewer on a Debian 10 (Buster) server.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Debian 10 (Buster).
- 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).
non-root sudo useror 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 TeamViewer on Debian 10
Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt-get commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing TeamViewer on Debian.
First, you need to download the TeamViewer .deb package. Run the following command:
Next, install the downloaded TeamViewer .deb package type the following command:
sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb
Step 3. Accessing TeamViewer.
Finally, you can run the TeamViewer to verify its successful installation. Execute the following on terminal without root privileges:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed TeamViewer. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing TeamViewer on Debian 10 Buster server. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official TeamViewer website.