In this tutorial, we will show you how to install TeamViewer on Linux Mint 20. For those of you who didn’t know, TeamViewer is a great tool for remote control, video conference, desktop, and file sharing over the network. Versions are available for the Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Desktop Linux, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone operating systems. 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 through the step-by-step installation of TeamViewer remote desktop sharing on a Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
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 Linux Mint 20 Ulyana
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update
Step 2. Installing TeamViewer on Linux Mint 20.
Now we download the TeamViewer package for Linux based systems:
After that, use the
apt a command to install TeamViewer on Linux Mint:
sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb
Step 3. Accessing TeamViewer on Linux Mint.
Once installation successfully, the TeamViewer application can be launched either from the command line by typing
teamviewer or by clicking on its icon in the Applications menu.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed TeamViewer. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of TeamViewer on the Linux Mint system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official TeamViewer website.